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Introduction to Statistics

Introduction to Statistics

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Author: Sabrina Gates
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Description: The students will be able to understand what mean, median, and mode are.

The students will be able to understand how to calculate the mean of a data set.

The students will be able to understand how to calculate the mode of a data set.

The students will be able to understand how to calculate the median of a data set.

The students will be able to compare simple examples to show the difference between data sets. 

The students will be able to integrate this knowledge into making real-life choices.

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Standards: 5th grade Math- Statistics, Data Analysis, and Probability 1.1 Know the concepts of mean, median, and mode; compute and compare simple examples to show that they may differ. (https://www.cde.ca.gov/be/st/ss/documents/mathstandards.pdf)

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Task:

Understanding vocabulary is an important part of understanding the overall concept. As you watch the videos, make sure to focus on the terms and how they are used. 

Instructions

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Introduction to statistics

Q: Why is a math book always unhappy? A: Because it always has lots of problems.

If you want more information or to challenge yourself....

watch the more advanced video

Fair Use Disclaimer:

Portions of these materials have been incorporated under the Fair Use Guidelines and are restricted from further use.

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