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Statisticians investigate normal distribution in this lesson as they examine the area under a normal curve and use a model to find what percent of the area lies within 1,2, and 3 standard deviations of the mean. Using the TI-Nspire, they investigate an application of the normal distribution relating to the weight of each orange in a crop.
10th - 12th Math 3 Views 37 Downloads
In this empirical rules worksheet, young statisticians examine commonly used empirical rules in statistics. They examine data by the standard normal distribution and determine the mean, median, and probability of events. This two-page worksheet contains examples, notes, and 3 multi-step problems.
10th - Higher Ed Math 3 Views 55 Downloads
Central Tendencies and Normal Distribution Curve
Fourth graders are given data (class test scores) to determine central tendencies, and find information needed to construct a normal distribution curve. They become proficient in calculating mode, median and average.
4th Language Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
Ten Data Analysis Activities
This thirteen page data analysis worksheet contains a number of interesting problems regarding statistics. The activities cover the concepts of average measurements, standard deviation, box and whisker plots, quartiles, frequency distributions, and lines of best fit.
9th - 12th Math 49 Views 383 Downloads
Should We Send Out a Certificate?
Fred thinks his test score is high enough to earn him a certificate. Given the mean and standard deviation, use properties of normal distributions to calculate Fred's percentile ranking and see if he is right. Consider having your class communicate their findings in a narrative form, such as a letter.
9th - 12th Math 10 Views 14 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Application and Modeling of Standard Deviation
The first activity in this resource has learners computing the mean and standard deviation of two different data sets and drawing conclusions based on their results. The second activity has them using a dice-rolling simulation to generate data and then compare the results to a normal distribution.
9th - 12th Math 15 Views 28 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Average Orange ID: 10280
Young scholars investigate normal probability distribution. In this Algebra II/Statistics and Probability instructional activity, students explore the area under the normal curve between various x-values and determine what percent of the area lies within 1, 2, and 3 standard deviations of the mean.
11th - 12th Math 3 Views 23 Downloads
The Bell Curve
Learners explore the concept of the bell curve. In this bell curve instructional activity, students discuss the controversy associated with the bell curve. Learners use an applet to explore a normal distribution. Students discuss mean, median, mode, and standard deviation in relation to skewness using an applet.
9th - 12th Math 5 Views 32 Downloads
In this statistics and probability activity, young statisticians solve and complete 13 different problems related to probability, percentages, and normal distributions. They consider data models, assumptions about the models, and find probabilities based on models.
9th - 11th Math 9 Views 77 Downloads
Empirical Rule Practice Problems
Using the empirical rule for a normal distribution, young statisticians determine the percent of adult women with given heights and weights. They find the percentile rank of a woman of a stated height and find the area under a curve.
9th - 12th Math 3 Views 17 Downloads
Do You Fit In This Car?
A short activity that focuses on the normal distribution as a model for data distribution. Using given means and standard deviations, your budding statisticians can use statistical tables, calculators, or other statistical software to approximate population percentages.
9th - 12th Math 6 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Designed