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Do teams that spend a lot win a lot?

Algebra Number Sense Sports Data and probability
In this activity students compare team wins with team salaries in the four major North American sports ... the NBA, NFL, MLB and NHL.   Students use data from recent seasons to create scatter ...

NBA Finals 2022

Number Sense Sports Ratio and Proportion Data and probability
The Celtics will meet the Warriors this year! Teams are competing in the playoffs and the NBA Finals are right around the corner.  Let's do a little sports history and data analysis through ...

Do the best movies make the most money?

Data and probability
Do the "Best" movies make the most money?  How could you measure the "best" movie? What information would you need to make this judgement? At most ten movies&n...

Expensive Super Bowl ads

Algebra Sports Holidays and Annual Events Data and probability
Updated again for 2022! The teams are set. Don't you wonder what a Super Bowl ad will cost this year?  Will the price for 30 seconds be more? stay the same? or drop? 2013 Doritos "Go...

Opening Weekend - Avengers: Endgame

Algebra Current events Data and probability
Can you tell from its opening weekend how much the new movie, Avengers: Endgame, might earn in theaters?  This activity can be used anytime and is especially timely when there i...

Are baseball games getting longer?

Algebra Number Sense Sports Ratio and Proportion Data and probability
  March 28th, 2018 was opening day for this year's Major League Baseball season. It's a good time for some Major League Baseball math! In this activity students think about how major league ...

Will college be affordable?

Algebra Number Sense Ratio and Proportion Data and probability
Whether you or one of your siblings is going off to college next fall, it is useful to know how much colleges cost.  Not going to college this fall? No worries, we can use the informa...

Growth of Facebook update

Algebra Number Sense Ratio and Proportion Data and probability
Facebook is so accepted in our world today that it is even part of nightly news broadcasts as people are noted for receiving huge numbers of likes in appreciation or interest. Mark Zuckerberg, the f...

Movie tickets over time

Algebra Movies and Entertainment Data and probability
How Much Will Movie Tickets Cost in the Future? - Updated! In this investigation, Brian looks at the changes in movie ticket prices over the last 38 years. Using his scatter plot (or his data) studen...

The growth of Godzilla

Algebra Number Sense Geometry Data and probability
Image from Kris Holt: http://www.policymic.com/articles/76357/the-scary-way-godzilla-has-evolved-through-the-years-in-one-chart The new Godzilla movie is out at theaters.  ...
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