Study Jams! Mean/Average

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Join Zoe as she calculates the average number of points RJ scored in his basketball games. This step-by-step presentation clearly models the procedure for finding the mean of a data set, including examples with both whole number and decimal answers. After viewing the presentation, work through the Try It! problems as a whole class before assigning the Test Yourself questions as independent practice. An excellent supplement to a lesson series on data analysis.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Classroom Considerations

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Pros

  • Provides real-world contexts for finding the average of a data set
  • Includes a karaoke song that reinforces the definitions of mean, median, and mode
  • Presentation slides and Try It! practice problems are printable
Cons

  • Assumes students know how to write quotients with remainders as decimals