Bitz of Ritz Blitz
Ritz Crackers is celebrating its 75th Anniversary, amidst some interesting data:
 The crackers are called Ritz after the hotel RitzCarlton to conjure up images of wealth and glamour
 The first Ritz crackers were sold on November 21st, 1934, and in that first year, they sold approximately 40 crackers for each American
 As the crackers were an instant hit in Europe, many men would take chocolatebox shaped boxes of Ritz Crackers to propose to their girlfriends
 Americans buy more boxes of the Original Ritz cracker than any other cracker
 Approximately 22.5 billion Ritz crackers are sold annually
 1 out of 3 home pantries include a box of Ritz crackers
 Each Original Ritz cracker has 7 holes and 46 scallops around its edges
Task 1: Estimate the number of Ritz crackers sold thus far (1934Present Date).
Question 1: If stacked in a single pile, would they reach the moon?
Question 2: If arranged in concentric circles, what would be the diameter? Would the total area cover the State of Washington?
Question 3: If laid end to end around the earth's equator, how many freeway lanes could be constructed?
