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2018 OAKLAND ATHLETICS MATHLETICS MATH EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM

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#28 MATT OLSON 1st Base HOW TO EARN YOUR TICKETS For 15 years, the Mathletics program has helped promote the importance of math among students in the Bay Area and Northern California. Thanks to our sponsor, ROSS, over 200,000 students have earned free tickets to an A’s game through Mathletics. To keep up with the priorities of our students and fans, the Oakland Athletics will be offering alternative educational programs next season, and we will suspend the Mathletics program after this season. Stay tuned on athletics.com/community for exciting developments about the A’s community efforts, and thanks for your Mathletics participation over the past 15 years. Let’s go A’s! ELIGIBILITY Students from the 1st through 8th grades are eligible to participate in the Mathletics program. (One workbook per person.) INSTRUCTIONS 1. Solve all the problems in this workbook and write your answers on the answer sheet provided. 2. Complete online answer form and select game dates at athletics.com/mathletics. Deadline: Wednesday, August 8, 2018 3. Every student who submits a completed answer sheet by the deadline will receive two (2) tickets to a 2018 regular season A’s home game. The following game dates are available to be selected:

Sunday, May 6 at 1:05pm vs BAL Thursday, May 24 at 12:35pm vs SEA Monday, May 28 at 1:05pm vs TB Thursday, May 31 at 12:35pm vs TB Friday, June 8 at 7:05pm vs KC Tuesday, June 12 at 7:05pm vs HOU Thursday, June 14 at 12:35pm vs HOU Saturday, June 30 at 1:05pm vs CLE Sunday, July 1 at 1:05pm vs CLE Wednesday, July 4 at 1:05pm vs SD Monday, July 30 at 7:05pm vs TOR Tuesday, July 31 at 7:05pm vs TOR Wednesday, August 1 at 12:35pm vs TOR Friday, August 3 at 7:05pm vs DET Sunday, August 5 at 1;05pm vs SD Tuesday, August 14 at 7:05pm vs SEA Saturday, August 18 at 1:05pm vs HOU Sunday, September 2 at 1:05pm vs SEA Saturday, September 8 at 1:05pm vs TEX Sunday, September 9 at 1:05pm vs TEX

TEACHERS, COACHES, AND YOUTH LEADERS: • Please have one main contact per group/school. • Main Contact: Scan and email the class/school/team’s answer sheets to [email protected] and note “Mathletics Class Submission” in the subject line. (Please have forms organized by grade or participating classes.) • Create a cover sheet that includes the main contact information (name, school, address, phone, email) and the number of answer sheets enclosed. • Please make a copy or keep track of your school’s participation list. The main contact will be in charge of distributing all vouchers.

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FACTORS & THE NUMBER 24 1. Complete the factor T-chart below. 24

2. What is the difference between a prime number and a composite number?

3. Is 24 a Prime or Composite number? DID YOU KNOW? Rickey Henderson is the MLB record holder in steals and runs. Prime Composite

4. Complete the factor tree. 24

5. Using the factor tree above, what is the prime factorization of 24? Rickey Henderson played major league baseball from 1979-2003.

6. What is the Greatest Common Factor of 24 & 42? REGGIE JACKSON Jackson’s Statistics with the Oakland Athletics 1. Plot the home runs on the number line and find the Year Games Home runs median.

1967 35 1

1968 154 29

1969 152 47 2. Find the mean for Jackson’s homers from 1967- 1975 and 1987. 1970 149 23

1971 150 32 3. Using your number line, find the range of Jackson’s home runs. 1972 135 25

1973 151 32

1974 148 29 DID YOU KNOW? Reggie Jackson is one of eight 1975 157 36 players to have his number retired by two different teams (#9 1987 115 15 by the Oakland A’s and #44 by the New York Yankees.)

4. Fill in the bar graph from the data on the table of Jackson’s homer totals.

Reggie Jackson Homers by Year

60 55 50 45 40 35 30 25 20 15 10 5 0 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1987

5. According to the graph which year did Reggie Jackson produce the most home runs, and how do you know?

6. What trends do you notice from 1971 to 1973? MANAGER BOB MELVIN’S RECORD MANAGERIAL RECORD Year Club Wins Losses 2011 Oakland Athletics 47 52 2012 Oakland Athletics 94 68 DID YOU KNOW? 2013 Oakland Athletics 96 66 A’s Manager Bob Melvin played 10 years in the Major 2014 Oakland Athletics 88 74 Leagues for seven different 2015 Oakland Athletics 68 94 teams. 2016 Oakland Athletics 69 93 2017 Oakland Athletics 75 87

1. Using Bob Melvin’s record above from years 2013-2017, create a double bar graph of the wins and losses in the table below.

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Wins Losses Wins Losses Wins Losses Wins Losses Wins Losses 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017

2. Using the double bar graph identify two years that are similar in wins and losses.

______and ______

3. Find the fractional value of wins and losses for 2014.

Wins: ______Losses: ______

4. Simplify both of the fractions for wins and losses.

Wins: ______Losses: ______

5. Using division, convert the fraction of wins into a decimal value. Answer ______

6. Find the percentage of wins for 2013. ______% MILEAGE & TRAVEL May

A OAK-SEA 807 miles* SEA-OAK 807 miles B New Hampshire Maine Washington Vermont OAK-NY 2,911 miles C Montana North Dakota Massachusetts NY-BOS 203 miles D Minnesota Oregon New BOS-TOR 546 miles York E Wisconsin Idaho South Dakota Michigan TOR-OAK 2,635 miles Connecticut F Wyoming Pennsylvania New Jersey Iowa G Nebraska Ohio Delaware June Indiana Nevada Illinois West Maryland Utah Virginia District of OAK-KC 1,813 miles H Virginia Colorado Columbia California Missouri Kansas Kentucky KC-TEX 518 miles I North Carolina TEX-OAK 1,702 miles J Tennessee Oklahoma South OAK-SD 486 miles Arizona Arkansas Carolina New Mexico K SD-CWS 2,081 miles Alabama Georgia L CWS-DET 277 miles Mississippi M Texas DET-OAK 2,585 miles Louisiana

Florida *Driving distance from ballpark to N ballpark O Miles to kilometers P 1 mile = 1.6 kilometers (km) Q Example: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 50 x 1.6 km = 80 km

1. Find the coordinates for all the stadiums that the Oakland Athletics travel to in the month of May.

A) __,__ B) __,__ C) __,__ D) __,__

2. Find the coordinates for all the stadiums that the Oakland Athletics travel to in the month of June.

A) __,__ B) __,__ C) __,__ D) __,__ E) __,__

3. What is the total amount of miles traveled by the A’s in:

May:______June:______

4. What is the difference in miles traveled from May to June?

5. Using the total miles traveled in June, convert the miles to kilometers.

6. What is the difference in KILOMETERS from May to June? MEASUREMENT & GEOMETRY

2nd Base

90 Feet 90 Feet

Pitchers Mound 17

rd 8.5 8.5 3 Base 1st Base 6 Feet, 6 Inches Home Plate 90 Feet 90 Feet

12 12 Home Plate

1. What type of quadrilateral do the bases form?

2. What is the relationship between these two sets of lines,

a) From home plate to first base; b) From second base to third base?

3. What is the relationship between these two sets of lines,

a) From home plate to first base; b) From first base to second base?

4. Classifying Angles

a) All four angles within the base path are classified as what types of angles?

b) How many degrees does each angle equal?

5. Area & Perimeter

a) What is the perimeter of the shape the bases create?

b) What is the area of the shape the bases create?

6. How many inches is it from home plate to the pitcher’s mound?

7. What is the area of home plate? ANSWER SHEET 5TH-6TH FACTORS & THE NUMBER 24 MANAGER BOB MELVIN’S RECORD 1. 24 1. See workbook 2. ______and ______3. Wins ______Losses______2. ______4. Wins ______Losses______3. ______5. ______24 4. 6. ______

MILEAGE & TRAVEL 1. a (__ , __) b (__ , __) c (__ , __) d (__ , __) 2. a (__ , __) b (__ , __) c (__ , __) d (__ , __) 5. ______e (__ , __)

6. ______3. May ______June ______4. ______REGGIE JACKSON 5. ______1. 6. ______2. ______3. ______MEASUREMENT & GEOMETRY 4. See workbook 1. ______5. ______2. ______6. ______3. ______4. a) ______b) ______5. a) ______b) ______6. ______7. ______

CONGRATULATIONS!