The Big M and I were walking through Sam’s Club with the kids earlier this evening when everyone’s stomachs started rumbling. There were supper fixings waiting in the fridge at home, but I had done no prep, and it would be at least an hour.
We got into the car and looked at each other. Some beautiful spark crossed our synapses at exactly the same time, and we just knew.
O! purveyor of perfectly fried chicken! You have waffle fries and lemon pie and salads with sunflower seeds on top! You will meet our desires!
And then we went and did something inexcusable: we ordered too few chicken nuggets.
There’s something magical about Chick-Fil-A chicken nuggets. They never stop being delicious, and it seems mathematically impossible to ever be full.
I’ve graphed this phenomenon as follows:
Now it’s all well and good to consume nuggets ad infinitum, but in the presence of others one must consider decorum.
So how many nuggets could one realistically consume? I decided that a good limitation would be the amount of money in my pockets. I have $21. Given that Chick-Fil-A nuggets run about 34 cents each, the maximum amount I could consume would be 63. I have represented that as follows:
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