Out of the Park! Exploring the Mean in Sports (March 2014)

  • Student Explorations in Mathematics
     

  • Out of the Park! Exploring the Mean in Sports (March 2014)

    Capitalize on student interest in sports with this classroom-ready investigation of mean. Means are often used to compare athletes’ performances in sports. Avid student fans may know statistics for their favorite team or players, but do they know how these stats are determined? This activity explores the application of mean in baseball and basketball.