That Time Bad Math Killed a Large Burger (Forbidden McDonald's and Hustling with Trolleys)

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A lot of products fail. Usually this is due to bad quality or poor decisions but, in the case of a particular burger, it was simply due to bad math.

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Original Article:
http://www.factfiend.com/time-bad-math-killed-large-burger/

Sources:
https://medium.com/better-marketing/the-a-w-third-pounder-failed-because-people-didnt-understand-fractions-a86b966a973a
https://trademarks.justia.com/730/06/quarter-73006396.html
https://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/27/magazine/why-do-americans-stink-at-math.html
https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/76144/why-no-one-wanted-aws-third-pound-burger
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liebeck_v._McDonald%27s_Restaurants

Images:
McDonald's, Crusier, CC BY-SA 3.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Quarter Pounder and Coffee, https://www.mcdonalds.com/
NFL, https://www.nfl.com/
A&W, The original uploader was Mav at English Wikipedia., CC BY-SA 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/, via Wikimedia Commons
McDonalds, Kburke559, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 License.

Music:
From https://filmmusic.io
"Two Finger Johnny" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)
License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
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