Text Olympic Triathlon

TLF ID M020730

This resource is a web page containing an investigative task that involves the analysis of data. Data from Olympic Triathlon in the form of a spreadsheet is provided. Sort the results in various ways, work out averages and measures of spread, or plot some graphs to test correlations between times for individual events and overall finishing positions. A 'Getting started' and 'Solutions' page is also available to support the task. This resource is an activity from the NRICH website.





Educational details

Educational value
  • NRich provides relevant lessons plans to support mathematics teaching and learning.
Year level

7; 8

Topics Triathlons
Learning area
  • Mathematics

Other details

Contributors
  • Contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: NRICH\, University of Cambridge
  • Organization: NRICH\, University of Cambridge
  • URL: http://nrich.maths.org/frontpage
  • Publisher
  • Name: NRICH\, University of Cambridge
  • Organization: NRICH\, University of Cambridge
  • Description: Publisher
  • URL: http://nrich.maths.org/frontpage
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
Access profile
  • Generic
Learning Resource Type
  • Text
Rights
  • © 1997-2012 University of Cambridge.This material may be used, downloaded and copied free of charge for non-commercial educational purposes, provided any copyright notices are retained.