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  • WII WEDNESDAY: MATH MADNESS ___________________________ Your Name ___________________Math TeacherUse data from the 3 pt basketball game to complete the following tasks. Tasks: 1. As each student plays, record the number of shots made, missed and not taken by shading in, leaving blank or crossing out the balls in each rack. 2. Then, use the data to figure out the percentage of shots made by each player. Record each student’s percentage next to their name. Player Name Player Name 3. Find the measures of central tendency Shots Taken Shots Made Shots Taken Shots Made using the number of shots made for each game. 4. Use the Math Word Wall to circle the math terms that you needed to know in order to complete this activity. 5. Use the data you’ve collected and the terms in the math wall to select players for your team. Complete the writing exercise on the last page to justify your choices. Player Name Player Name Mean Median Mode Shots Taken Shots Made Shots Taken Shots Made Created by Jennifer LaGarde and Ryan Redd Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. Page 1
  • Player Name: Player Name: Player Name: Player Name:Shots Taken Shots Made Shots Taken Shots Made Shots Taken Shots Made Shots Taken Shots MadePlayer Name: Player Name: Player Name: Player Name:Shots Taken Shots Made Shots Taken Shots Made Shots Taken Shots Made Shots Taken Shots MadePlayer Name: Player Name: Player Name: Player Name:Shots Taken Shots Made Shots Taken Shots Made Shots Taken Shots Made Shots Taken Shots Made Created by Jennifer LaGarde and Ryan Redd Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. Page 2
  • MATH WORD WALL CIRCLE THE MATH VOCABULARY THAT YOU NEEDED TO KNOW FOR THIS ACTIVITY. IN THE COACH’S SHOES. Total Proportion Sum Product Okay, Coach! It’s time to pick your team. Use the data you collected during this Factor Unit Rate Quotient Average activity to select 4 new recruits!Percent Probability Ratio Equal First decide who you would choose for Mean Area Median Mode your team. Then write a paragraphOperation Perimeter Fraction Convert describing why you chose them. Remember, you’ve got to justify your choices, so be sure to include the math terms that you circledDecimal Denominator Unit Scale in the world wall! We need to know WHY, mathematically, youMeasure Numerator Reciprocal Multiple chose your players! How long does your paragraph need to be?? Range Axis Outlier Difference As long as it takes! (Use the back of this sheet if you need to!) Created by Jennifer LaGarde and Ryan Redd Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. Page 3