8 EXERCISES

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Truth Behind Baseball Stats

Which stats tell the real story about a baseball player's skills? Aligns with Common Core Math 7.RP.2 (proportional relationships) and 7.EE.3 (solving algebraic equations in real life settings).

Tom StinsonMonopoly - It's all about Probability (2)

Knowing your probability keeps you sharp at Monopoly. Aligned with Common Core Math 7.SP.7 (probability model) and 7.SP.8 (probabilities of compound events). Gentle intro to conditional probability.

Sandra WatsonThe Hobbit and Probability (2)

The White Council gathers to discuss whether the Witch King has returned. Aligned with Common Core Math 7.SP.5 (probability and likelihood).

Sam RealiIron Man and his Flying Speed (2)

The new suit increased his speed by 25% - what does that mean? Aligned with Common Core Math 7.EE.2 (rewriting an expression in different forms).

Sam RealiAll Gaga over Math

Help Lady Gaga manage her Tokyo concert. Aligned with Common Core Math 7.EE.4 (word problems for linear inequalities).

Sandra WatsonLeBron and Linear Equations

Get smart about NBA stats. Aligned with Common Core Math 7.EE.4 (linear equations) and 7.NS.3 (real world problem involving 4 operations).

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