Two teams Alpha United and Beta Rovers have each played 15 matches.
The data shows how many goals the teams scored in their matches.
There are six sets of data, three showing the results for Alpha United and three for Beta Rovers.
Match the data to the teams and explain your answers.
The total world population in 2017 is 7.5 billion (7,500,000,000). What percentage of the world population is without safe drinking water?
The world […]
Discuss these charts. The first was published in August 2020, and is similar to Florence Nightingale’s 1885 pie charts. In both charts the radial distance gives the number of deaths for a year and both were produced to convey a health warning and send messages to the British Government. What do you think these messages […]
What fraction of the ice creams sold were strawberry? If she sold 60 strawberry ice creams how many ice creams were sold altogether.
The number of vanilla ice creams and the number of chocolate ice creams sold were the same.
This is not an activity to do on your own. The suggested plan is that you take the discussion points one by one, perhaps one a week, and discuss them at school or at home. You might look at https://ourworldindata.org/coronavirus for the latest statistics when you have your discussion.
There is […]
This data from the World Health Organisation portrays the growth in the number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus disease. In some countries the pattern appears to be exponential growth. Data is given for the most affected countries and for the two countries in Africa with more than 10 cases.
In one week, new data […]
Mathematical modelling and making real life connections is the focus of this guide. The use of tree diagrams in probability is developed starting with collecting data to model the numbers of boys and girls in families and the orders in which they occur. The connections between the underlying mathematics in these situatons, […]
Whether or not you have plenty of water where you live it is interesting to see how we use water in our homes.
Cape Town in the 2018 dry season has a serious water shortage and water is rationed to 50 litres per person per day, as shown in this poster.
In 2018 the City of Cape Town rationed everyone to 87 litres a day and published this […]
The graph and table show the Gross Domestic Products (GDP) of the world’s top ten economies in 2016 and the forecast for 2030.
Draw a double bar chart to compare the GDPs for these eleven countries in 2016 and 2030 (forecast).
Which countries are in the top […]