How high can a gymnastic score be?

Updated for 2021!

Women's 2021 Olympic Team Jade Carey, Sunisa Lee, Jordan Chiles, Simone Biles, Mykayla Skinner and Grace McCallum

Gymnasts have just successfully competed in St Louis, Missouri for positions on the USA Olympic team.  As you watch their performances don't you wonder how their scores are determined and what the top score could be? (It's not a 10 anymore!)

Use the video below to see the history of when Nadia Comanici performed the first ever perfect Olympic routine in the 1976 Olympics.

But the scoring has changed dramatically.

Let your students begin to understand the new scoring while they come to grips with what is required now, what a high score is, how to calculate it and what to look for in the 2021 Women's competition.

The activty: gymnastic-scoring2021.pdf

For members we have an editable Word docx and solutions.

gymnastic-scoring2021.docx      gymnastic-scoring2021-solution.pdf

CCSS:  5.NBT.7, 6.EE.2, 6.NS.3

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