Frequency Distributions and Measures of Central Tendency
Twelfth graders use the Internet to research information on NFL players and construct frequency distributions from the data. They calculate the mean, medium and analyze their data.
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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...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Measure of Central Tendencies
This short but information-packed presentation begins with a thorough review of how to calculate mean, median, and mode of a given data set. What makes it a unique lesson is the follow-up example and presentation of how these measures of...
5 mins 8th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Measure of Central Tendency and Spread for One Variable Data
Statistics is a powerful branch of mathematics, and it is essential to have a solid understanding of the basics. The video gives a thorough explanation of the vocabulary related to the measures of central tendency. After defining the...
7 mins 9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Using Measures of Central Tendency
Is it better to be average or an outlier? It all depends on your perspective! The video explains the impact an outlier has on central tendency. Using multiple examples to solve for mean, median, and mode, the video proves that having an...
6 mins 9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Making Informed Decisions Using Measures of Central Tendency
Young scholars calculate the mean, median, mode, range, and interquartile range for a set of data. They create a box and whisker plot using paper and pencil and technology and determine which measure of central tendency is the most...
9th - 12th Math