Sports

# Synopsis:

Determining who is the best athlete on the field is hardly a matter of opinion. Sports reporters stay ahead of the competition by arriving early and keeping a close watch on statistics.
Running time 02:14 minutes

## Lesson Guides:

Batting Average
Subject: Mathematics
Topics: Algebra
Knowledge and Skills:
– Can evaluate expressions by substituting values for variables
– Can simplify expressions using correct order of operations
– Can do basic operations on both sides of an equation in such a way as to preserve the equality

Ingrid’s Cross-Country Practice
Subject: Mathematics
Topics: Algebra, Coordinate Systems, Patterns, Relations and Functions
Concepts:
– Function
Knowledge and Skills:
– Can plot a point in a two-dimensional coordinate system, given the coordinates, or determine the coordinates of a given point
– Can relate aspects of a graphical model to the real world situation which is being modeled

40 Years From Now
Subject: Mathematics
Topics: Algebra–Patterns, Functions and Relations; Linear Equations, Quadratic Relations and Functions, Exponential Functions
Concepts:
– Function
Knowledge and Skills:
– Can extrapolate a graph when a pattern exists
– Can plot a point in a two-dimensional coordinate system, given the coordinates, or determine the coordinates of a given point
– Can determine the equation of a linear function that closely matches a set of points
– Can determine a quadratic function that closely matches a set of points
– Can determine an exponential function that closely matches a set of points