Super Bowl Numerals

Updated for 2022!
Super Bowl numbers are appearing again. As students start getting into the current Super Bowl hype, help them to understand the notation that the sports writers and advertisements are using. Introduce Roman numerals to your class.  In this activity students learn the rules for evaluating Roman numerals, decipher copyright dates, see how Roman numerals are used today, and do some strange looking arithmetic and surprisingly easy computation. Consider starting this activity by asking students which Super Bowl is depicted in each NFL shirt:   

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The activity: SB-numbers2022.pdf

CCSS: 5.NBT, 6.NS, 7.NS

For members we have an editable Word docx and solutions.

SB-numbers2022.docx    SB-numbers2022-solution.pdf

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