# Tag: conflict

## Square or Round – which pizza should I buy?

Warm up for π day with this updated activity!
If that slice from Sbarro is from an 18-inch pizza cut into eight pieces, which deal is better when comparing area of pizza and cost?  How does the area of a square pizza compare to the area of a circular pizza?

## Spider-Man continues

How much did it cost to make?
How much will it gross?
Is the Spider-Man phenomena a guarantee for success?
How would you compare all of the Spider-Man movies?

## I should have invested!

Students use yearly percent increase data to decide which stock: Apple, Disney or Amazon, they should have invested in way back in 2015.
What was the net gain of these stocks?
How do you figure that?
Does the arithmetic or geometric average of those increases equal their total gain or loss over the years?

## Star Wars … the story continues

The Rise of Skywalker will open on December 20, 2019.  How much did it cost to make?  How much will it gross? Is the Star Wars phenomena a guarantee for success?  How would you compare these movies? We’ve been gathering data…

## Are original movies better than their sequels?

We’ve gathered some data on movie ratings and their sequels and asked students to analyze the data, decide on some analysis and debate (with their mathematical data) which are better … the original movies or their sequels. Students see what…

## Extra point or 2-point conversion – Updated

﻿ In 2015 the NFL changed the extra point kick distance to 33 yards and now teams have a tough decision to make, go for one or two points?  The one point extra point is no longer a given with…

## Getting a new iPhone – which plan should I choose?

I want to get an iPhone8 and maybe change my service plan.  Which of the above plans should I choose? Student pick one plan and consider the cost of the phone and plan over time.  They make tables, graphs and equations.  Consider…

## Pixar versus DreamWorks

Animated films are a billion dollar industry.  The two biggest producers of animated films are DreamWorks and Pixar.  The two have been going head to head for more than ten years now. So how do they stack up to each…

## Rush or Pass?

With only 16 games in an NFL regular season every game and every play is crucial.  Teams need to win each week or jobs are on the line. To win you have to score points.  Points translate to wins. So…