The Mode

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Most frequently prefer the mode. The resource defines the mode and shows how to determine it in a data set. Using another type of problem, the video develops a data set with a given mode and number of data points.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Discuss how to use the mode for categorical data as well
  • Brainstorm when it would be best to describe a data set using the mode
Classroom Considerations

  • The worksheets contain problems dealing with mean, median, range, and mode
Pros

  • Provides opportunities for pupils to practice the skill
  • Includes application type problems
Cons

  • None