8 EXERCISES

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NBA, Athlete Performance and Linear Equations (2)

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 (2)

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 (4)

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

Sam RealiScale of this World

How much do people tweet? Get a rough idea. Aligns with Common Core Math 8.EE.3 (scientific notation).

Sam RealiNBA and Pythagoras (2)

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 StinsonCandace Parker and Basketball Math

As Candace Parker is up in the award ceremony, she is thinking: how big are basketballs anyways? Aligns with Common Core Math 8.G.9 (volume of spheres).

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