# Tag Archives for median

## Season 12, American Idol

Let your student study American Idol viewing figures over the last eleven seasons. Students compare historical season premier and season finale audience size in several different ways to determine which event has had higher viewership. They consider outliers and judge … Continue reading

07. April 2013 by Oldmanmarks and Leslie
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## Typical Super Bowl scores 2013

The Super Bowl is coming up!  Are you planning to share a prediction for the score of the big game?  Don’t leave it all to chance, use math to help you get a better idea of what to expect for … Continue reading

23. January 2013 by Oldmanmarks and Leslie
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## Season 11 American Idol

Let your student study American Idol viewing figures over the last ten seasons. Students compare historical season premier and season finale audience size in several different ways to determine which event has had higher viewership. They consider outliers and judge … Continue reading

02. May 2012 by Oldmanmarks and Leslie
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## Typical Super Bowl scores

Do Super Bowl games tend to have typical scores? Are there usual point spreads between the losing and winning teams? In Brian’s activity, students study historical Super Bowl data to reflect on average (mean, median, and mode) losing scores, winning … Continue reading

24. January 2012 by Oldmanmarks and Leslie
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## Do the “Best” Movies Make More Money?

Do the “Best” movies (the ones that are nominated for an Academy Award for best picture) make the most money?  Ten movies are nominated each year.  Students compare the votes that the last 20 nominated movies received with their worldwide … Continue reading

22. January 2012 by oldmanmarks
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## Harry Potter

The last of the Harry Potter movies was released this summer and the movie was a huge hit at the box office.  We take a look back at the Harry Potter series and ask kids to analyze actual Harry Potter … Continue reading

07. August 2011 by oldmanmarks
Categories: Data and Probability, Movies and Entertainment, Number Sense | Tags: , , , , , , , | 1 comment

## Typical Super Bowl scores

Do Super Bowl games tend to have typical scores? Are there usual point spreads between the losing and winning teams? In Brian’s latest creation, students study historical Super Bowl data to reflect on average (mean, median, and mode) losing scores, … Continue reading

27. January 2011 by Leslie
Categories: Data and Probability, Holidays and Annual Events, Number Sense, Sports | Tags: , , , , , , | 2 comments