8 EXERCISES

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NBA, Athlete Performance and Linear Equations

Help figure out what keeps NBA athletes performing at a high level. Aligned with Common Core Math 8.F.4 (model a linear relationship between two quantities).

Tom StinsonNFL Stadiums and Selling Food

You have an internship at the NFL and your first task is to help them improve food sales at stadiums. Aligned with Common Core Math 8.F.4 (linear relationship between two quantities).

Tom StinsonIron Man and his Flying Speed (3)

How fast is the Iron Man, really? Aligned with Common Core Math 8.EE.4 (perform operations with numbers expressed in scientific notation).

Sam RealiThe Hobbit and Exponents (2)

The dwarves arrive at Bilbo's home and quickly eat up most of his bread. But they don't like butter as much. Aligned with Common Core Math 8.EE.1 (properties of integer exponents).

Sam RealiNBA and Pythagoras

Find out which all star player is closest to the basket. Aligned with Common Core Math 8.G.8 (apply the Pythagorean Theorem to find the distance between two points in a coordinate system).

Tom StinsonBuild a Baseball Field (2)

The MLB commissioner has tasked you to build a baseball field. Where are the bases? Aligned with Common Core Math 8.G.7 (Pythagorean Theorem and unknown side lengths of right triangles).

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