# Super Bowl Math - Measures of Center

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With this resource students will apply and practice the following math skills using Super Bowl statistics:

- Interpreting a chart

- Subtracting whole numbers

- Ordering whole numbers from least to greatest

- Finding mean, median, and mode of a set of ten whole numbers

Included are three worksheets that require students to interpret charts to find the measures of center of various aspects of Super Bowl game scores from 2009 – 2018. At the top of each sheet is a chart showing which teams played in those ten games and the final scores.

Worksheet #1 involves finding two sets of measures of center. Students first order the number of points scored by the winners in each of the ten games from least to greatest. After that they find the mean, median, and mode of those ten numbers. Next, students order the numbers of points scored by the losers in each of the ten games. After that they find the mean, median, and mode of those ten numbers.

Worksheet #2 involves the number of total points scored in each of the ten games. Students first find the sum of the teams’ scores in each of the games. They then order those sums from least to greatest. Finally, they find the mean, median, and mode of the ten numbers.

Worksheet #3 involves the margin of victory in each of the ten games. Students first find the margin of victory of each game by subtracting to find the difference in the number of points scored by each team. They then order those differences from least to greatest. Finally, they find the mean, median, and mode of the ten numbers.

This resource can be used effectively in various settings – whole class instruction, math centers, cooperative learning groups, or as individual student-work.

An answer key is included for each worksheet.

The documents in this resource are in two formats - editable Microsoft Word 2016 and Adobe Acrobat PDF.

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