Qatar Has Outspent Every World Cup Host in History

Qatar Have Outspent Every World Cup Host in History
graph from Chartr; slow reveal by Jenna Laib (@jennalaib)

(Slide Deck includes notes and questions to elicit discourse)

Type of Graph: scatterplot

Source: chartr, “Qatar spend: The 2022 World Cup is the most expensive ever.” chartr daily: November 21, 2022.

Chartr graph: Qatar have outspent every World Cup host in history (scatterplot with GDP at time of hosting along the x-axis and total spent on world cup on y axis)

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Potential Math Content: scatterplots, bivariate data, meaning of points on a scatterplot, noticing trends, dealing with large numbers, scale along the y-axis,

Potential Content Connections: sports, culture, World Cup, soccer, economy

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