Mode: Boxes of Oranges

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See how your data stacks up. Pupils stack crates of oranges in increasing order, creating a simple bar graph. Using the graph, individuals determine measures of center and describe the shape of the distribution. Scholars determine what would happen if they discover an outlier in the data set.

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CCSS: Designed
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Instructional Ideas
  • Create a vocabulary list for the terms describing shape and center of a data distribution
  • Develop other data sets where the mean, median, and mode are roughly the same
Classroom Considerations
  • Users need to sign up for a login account
Pros
  • Provides hints for the challenge questions
  • Allows individuals to view the correct answer if they select the wrong one
Cons
  • None