Young statisticians use and interpret measures of center and spread such as mean, median, and mode as well as range. They use box plots to represent their data and answer questions regarding the correspondence between data sets and the box plots.
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Describing the Center of a Distribution
So the mean is not always the best center? By working through this exploratory activity, the class comes to realize that depending upon the shape of a distribution, different centers should be chosen. Learners continue to explore the...
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Now You SeeIt, Now You Don't: Using SeeIt to Compare Stacked Dotplots to Boxplots
How does your data stack up? A hands-on activity asks pupils to collect a set of data by measuring their right-hand reach. Your classes then analyze their data using a free online software program and make conclusions as to the...
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Summarizing Bivariate Categorical Data in a Two-Way Table
Be sure to look both ways when making a two-way table. In the lesson plan, scholars learn to create two-way tables to display bivariate data. They calculate relative frequencies to answer questions of interest in the 14th part of the...
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