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Other

Description:

In this activity, students use hits and at-bat data to determine which of two baseball players has a better batting average. The activity is one of 80 mathematical challenges featured on the Figure This! web site, where real-world uses of mathematics are emphasized. The activity contains a solution hint, a complete explanation of the answer that reveals the surprising answer, and additional problems related to finding averages. Information about baseball averages and fractions is included. Copyright 2005 Eisenhower National Clearinghouse

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Informal Education,Statistics,Middle School,NSDL,Upper Elementary,Grade 5,High School,Grade 8,Grade 9,NSDL_SetSpec_1007936,General,Mean, median, and mode,Grade 6,Data analysis,Mathematics,Elementary School,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120114184349928T,Grade 7

Language:

English

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