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.

# Tag: HSA-CED

## Doubling your money

## Summer Solstice, the longest day

## It’s almost summer now

## Spring and Easter ideas – 6 activities

## Mardi Gras and Presidents’ Day

## Throwing Up 2023

## Buy, buy, buy and ship (8 ideas)

## Hurricanes, Typhoons, and Cyclones

## How much caffeine are you consuming?

## The odds of horse race betting

Rich Strike surprised everyone at the Kentucky Derby horse race in early May by moving from 18th place at the half-way mark (out of 20 horses) to winning the race. Churchill Downs, the track in Kentucky where the race took place, paid out $81 for every dollar that was bet for Rich Strike to win. How do they figure that?

## What is my best gasoline option?

Should I pay the membership fee and get BJ’s gasoline? Should I just buy the cheaper gas at Sheetze? Students figure out the best deals with a membership fee, a loyalty credit card, or just the cheapest gas around. They create linear equations and find out for which amounts of gas would cost differences be the greatest and at what amount of gas would their costs be the same. And more …