NFL Home Field Advantage?

Does the home team have the home field advantage in football? Class members look at a graph that displays wins at home and wins on the road for each NFL team from 2002–2012. Then they answer eight word problems that look at the percentages of wins and losses, as well as the rate of wins to losses.

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CCSS: Designed
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Instructional Ideas
  • Put classmates into pairs to work together in solving
Classroom Considerations
  • Best used around the Super Bowl or during football season
Pros
  • Connects math to sports
  • Offers a fun way to practice rate and ratio problems
Cons
  • Does not come with an answer key