Statistics: Standard Deviation and Outliers
For this statistics worksheet, statisticians construct a stem-plot and answer questions regarding the shape of the distribution, standard deviation, and outliers.
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Interpreting the Standard Deviation
Does standard deviation work for non-symmetrical distributions, and what does it mean? Through the use of examples, high schoolers determine the standard deviation of a variety of distributions and interpret its meaning. Problems require...
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Interpreting Statistical Measures—Class Scores
Explore the effect of outliers through an analysis of mean, median, and standard deviation. Your classes examine and compare these measures for two groups. They must make sense of a group that has a higher mean but lower median compared...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
How to Calculate Margin of Error and Standard Deviation
Examine the relationship between the standard deviation and margin of error with a video that begins by calculating the margin of errors given different standard deviations. Through the calculations, learners recognize that increasing...
7 mins 11th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Range, Variance and Standard Deviation as Measures of Dispersion
Continuing his conversation about data sets from the previous video, Sal introduces range, variance, and standard deviation as means of dispersion. Those who are advancing in algebra or who are beginning a statistics class will benefit...
13 mins 8th - 11th Math
How to Calculate Standard Deviation and Variance
What if math teachers are really pirates and they want us to find x so they can get the buried treasure? A short video explains how to calculate standard deviation and variance with a step-by-step guided practice problem. The formula is...
5 mins 10th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Understanding the Concept of Standard Deviation
It's getting hot out there! The last installment of an 11-part Math in Science video series, standard deviation and normal distributions to analyze data. Viewers learn how to apply this method to temperature data from past decades to...
4 mins 9th - 12th Math