Really big shoe

Brian and his son were doing some shopping when he found this shoe.  Egad!  Could that be someone's real shoe?

In this activity student need to use a shoe size chart, patterns or linear modeling to try to figure out what size this shoe must be.  Then they try to estimate how tall this person must have been.  Whoa!

The activity: BigShoe.pdf

Related CCSS: 7.G.1, 8.EE.6, 8.F.4, 8.SP.3, HSA.CED.A.2, HSA.CED.A.4, HSF.LE.A.2, HSS.ID.C.7

For members we have an editable Word docx, an Excel sheet, and teaching hints/solutions.

BigShoe.docx    ShoeMeasures.xlsx    BigShoe-solution.pdf

Just sayin ... Ed Sullivan used to open his television show with, "Its a really big show, tonight."  He actually pronounced the word, "show", in an odd way that made it sound like "shoe".


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