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 Foot Size and Height Playground 

Here come
more and more…………..
……….and more feet!

- Dr. Seuss

picture of foot traced on graph paper picture of feet

Find six other people.

Complete the table comparing foot length, foot circumference, and foot area to a person's height.

Which of the three foot measurements is the best predictor of how tall someone is?

What math did you use to pick the "best predictor"?

How accurate is the correlation?

table to fill out

Here is a grid of half-inch squares to use for estimating foot area.

grid of half-inch squares