Determining a Population's Mean, Range, and Percent of Range

Staticians and researchers can learn many things about a population using just a few numbers. Viewers learn how to describe populations with statistical values in the seventh installment of an 11-part Math in Science video series. The video covers how to calculate the population mean, range, and percent of range.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Use the video as an intervention tool
  • The resource provides a great way to introduce your class to statistics 
Classroom Considerations

  • Percent of range is generally not a measure of variation that is used in the K-12 curriculum

  • Resource shows calculations for each step

  • The wording in the video makes it seem like the mean is a measure of variation