What if organizing data is confusing? Venn diagrams for Rio?

Vennish

There must be a lot of Olympians who haven’t brought home medals.  Probably most of the athletes that went to Rio didn’t win anything.  We couldn’t find any data about this.  Can you deduce it?

In this activity students try to calculate data that hasn’t been publicized by combining and sorting through information that is available in order to to draw a new conclusion.

Which data is important and which is not?

How many athletes have come home from the 2016 Summer Olympics empty-handed?

ThoseWhoDidn’tMedal.pdf     OlympicMedalCounts.xlsx

CCSS: 7.SP.C, HSM, MP1, MP3, MP4, MP5

For members we have an editable Word docx and solutions/teacher hints.

ThoseWhoDidn’tMedal.docx      ThoseWhoDidn’tMedal-solution.pdf

from Yummy Math http://www.yummymath.com/2016/what-if-organizing-data-is-confusing-venn-diagrams-for-rio/

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