In my younger years I used to be a competitive road cyclist and coach. People wonder how math is used in sports and I tell them that… Read more “Math in Life”

# Month: October 2016

## Is the Graph of Brady’s Winning Superbowl Throw Linear or Nonlinear? – 8.F.B.5

In the graph below is a graph of a linear or non-linear function? The answer is nonlinear, because for a function to be linear it must be… Read more “Is the Graph of Brady’s Winning Superbowl Throw Linear or Nonlinear? – 8.F.B.5”

## A Bipartisan Math Problem – CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.EE.C.8.c

Hillary and Trump are raising money. Hillary can raise $700,000 in campaign money a day. Trump can raise $140,000 in a campaign money a day but has… Read more “A Bipartisan Math Problem – CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.EE.C.8.c”

## CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.EE.C.8.C – Solve real-world and mathematical problems leading to two linear equations in two variables

The following is an example from one of my worksheets I am developing aligning with Common Core standard 8.EE.C.8.c. (That and it is a fun one about… Read more “CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.EE.C.8.C – Solve real-world and mathematical problems leading to two linear equations in two variables”

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## Does CNN Know What Random Sample Means?

I titled this, “Does CNN Know What Random Sample Means?,” because when you conduct a poll your random sample is supposed to be representative of the population… Read more “Does CNN Know What Random Sample Means?”