5 lb Part Skim Mozzarella: $8.52 (a)
102 oz tomatoes: $2.43 (b)
25 lb flour: $9.78 (c)
720 Slice of Pepperoni: $7.76 (d)
Enter the PPI equation:
PPI = $0.01 + (a)/10 + ((b)/24)(2) + (c)/50 + (d)/40; or
PPI = $0.01 + $0.85 + $0.20 + $0.20 + $0.19; thus
Set PPI = $1.45, down from $1.47.
Brick Oven attributes this drop to our merciful President, and not to people putting less cheese on their macaroni. We have pledged to start graphing the PPI vs. time, but do not know how to pull this off at of the time of this post. We predict that our President’s mercy will run out in approximately twelve months, and the PPI will begin to rise.