Another difference between 1945 and now was that families were only allowed to buy certain amounts of certain foods each week. This was called ‘rationing’.
For a family of 1 adult and 3 children, can you work out the following answers:
1. How much jam will this family receive each week?
2. How much sugar will this family receive each week?
3. How much lard will this family receive over a period of four weeks?
4. How much tea would the family receive each week? (convert your answer to g)
CHALLENGE: Can you work out the answers to the questions if they were about your family? Use the key to help you.