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Sports & Mathematics

Women Athletes | Batting Averages and More | Career Connections | More Math Concepts

female athelete Mathematics is involved in sports in many ways, not the least being in the statistics kept in every sport. This month we will use some of those statistics to make some discoveries about percentages, and predictions based on graphs.

In Activity 1, students compare men's and women's records in Olympic events.

In Activity 2, students determine the best baseball hitter of all time.