Welcome Class Period 1 Mr. Johnson Today, are going to learn about statistics. You will find out how statistics are used in sports.

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Welcome Class Period 1Mr. JohnsonToday, are going to learn about statistics. You will find out how statistics are used in sports.


Statistics - Numerical Datai.e. Michael Jordan has won MVP of the NBA Finals in 1991, 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, and 1998.

Mean - The average value of a set of numbersi.e. Michael Jordan, in 1987-88, scored 3041 in 82 games. What is his average points per game?Total amount of points/Amount of games playedAnswer 37.1

Medium - The middle number of the set of numbersi.e. Michael Jordan has won the MVP award in the NBA five times. He won it in 1988, 1991, 1992, 1996, and 1998. What is the medium?Answer1992

Mode - The number that turns up most frequentlyi.e. During Michael Jordans 15 year career, he averaged 83%, 82%, 83%, 81%, 83%, 83%, 84%, 78%, 84%, 85%,79%, 85%, 84%, 85%, and 84% at the free throw line. What was his mode?Answer83% & 84%

Range - The difference between the highest and the lowest number in the set of numbers.i.e. Michael Jordan started every game in a season in 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990 and 1991. What is the range?Answer7Web SearchSearch Espn.comOr NBA.comFind a basketball player that you didnt know before this lessonRecord their points per game for this past year and over their career and then compare it to your favorite player.

LeBron JamesLeBron James, in 2008 scored 2304 points throughout the entire season. Assuming he played all 82 games, what would be his average per game?The Answer is 28.129.327.928.9

Dwanye WadeDwayne Wade, in 2006, averaged 1.94 in a season. Assuming he played 82 games, how many total steals did he get? The Answer is155156158159

Rajon RondoOver the course of Rajon Rondos career, he recorded various amounts of averages of assists.Assist Averages: 3.8, 5.1, 8.2, 9.8, 11.2, 11.6What is the mean, medium, and range?

The answer isMedium: 9Mean: 8.0Range: 7.8ConclusionAs you can see , math is used in the real world other than teaching.

* DID YOU KNOW: When you vote for an athlete to attend an All-Star game, that vote goes with all the others to determine who actually gets to attend the game?


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