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468 resources with the keyterm mean

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Estimating the Mean State Area

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Seventh grade statisticians randomly select five states and then determine the mean area. The class then works together to create a dot plot of their results. 
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Mean, Median, Mode, and Range

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
What a find! Here is a lesson, designed to meet sixth grade math Common Core standards, that focuses on the calculation of different measures of center for the scores from a penalty shoot-out competition. An independent...
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Paperclip Statistics

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Begin with an attention-grabbing activity: have individuals link as many paper clips together as they can in a two-minute time span. Collect the results into a data table, which they will then display in a graph or plot. They calculate...
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SAT Prep: Test 1 Section 3 Part 2

For Students 9th - 12th
Problems 6-7 on page 396 of The Official SAT Study Guide are covered in this video, which includes both strategies for solving the equations and finding the answer in a multiple choice question. The problems in this video range from...
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Go For the Gold

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Go for gold to understand the concept of the Golden Ratio. Learners measure their faces, their nose length, eye space, mouth location, etc. This information is used to determine the ratios of their facial features in order to determine...
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Expected Value: E(X)

For Students 7th - 11th
The gap between probability and statistics begins to become bridged in this video, where Sal explains the concepts of central and relative frequencies. Students who are transitioning between algebra and statistics will find this video...
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Drive the Data Derby

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Three days of race car design and driving through the classroom while guessing probability could be a third graders dream. Learn to record car speed, distances traveled, and statistics by using calculation ranges using the mean, median,...
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World Cup Math: Equal Opportunity?

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Exactly how fair is the World Cup? Even though all teams have the same number of players and follow the same rules, there are other factors that come into play. This series of three lessons explores the impact that income inequality,...
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Measures of Center and Variation

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
In groups, mathematicians make paper strip models of their pencil lengths, then use the data to find the centers of measure. They also use a Cuisenaire® rod set and Unifix® cubes to determine mean and median. Finally, they use an...
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College Athletes

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
When more basketball players are taller than field hockey players at a school, is it safe to say that in general they are always taller? The activity takes data from two college teams and your learners will be able to answer questions...
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Study Jams! Mean/Average

For Students 4th - 7th Standards
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...
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Offensive Linemen

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Comparing college football teams, Division I is said to have heavier lineman than Division III. Your mathematicians are given data from two different divisions and will have to interpret a dotplot and calculate the difference in weight...
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Electoral College

For Teachers 6th - 7th Standards
A cross-curricular resource that takes the electoral votes and allows your learners to organize and analyze the data. Young voters can determine which states are more influential and interpret the dotplot provided for more data....
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Lesson #46: Bar Graphs and Line Graphs

For Students 7th - 9th
In this bar graphs and line graphs instructional activity, students interpret bar graphs, line graphs, and box-and-whisker plots.  They find the measures of central tendency.  This three-page instructional activity contains notes,...
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What is Numerical, or Quantitative, Data?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The teacher gives a very thorough explanation of numerical or quantitative data being anything where the answer to a question would be a number. Whereas any other answer might be considered categorical. She shows several different ways...
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What is the Median of a Data Set?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Mean, mode, median? What's the difference? How do you find them? The teacher focuses on explaining median in this video. She gives a good explanation and shows several examples using different sets of numbers.
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Clusters, Gaps, and Outliers

For Students 6th - 9th
In this mean, median, and mode learning exercise, young statisicians create and examine line plots to find the mean, median, and mode of different sets of data. Students examine the effect of outliers on each data set.
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Quantitative Data

For Students 6th - 9th
In this quantitative data learning exercise, pupils compute measures of central tendency, draw vertical line diagrams, and compare collected data. This 23-page learning exercise contains approximately 100 multi-step problems....
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Measures of Central Tendency

For Students 6th - 9th
In this measures of central tendency learning exercise, pupils complete word problems about travel, commissions, and more, with measures of central tendency. They evaluate which provides the best representation of the data. 
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Ten Data Analysis Activities

For Students 9th - 12th
This thirteen page data analysis worksheet contains a number of interesting problems regarding statistics. The activities cover the concepts of average measurements, standard deviation, box and whisker plots, quartiles, frequency...
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Data Analysis

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Young statisticians use and interpret measures of center and spread such as mean, median, and mode as well as range. They use box plots to represent their data and answer questions regarding the correspondence between data sets and the...
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Starting With Stats

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Statisticians analyze a data set of student IQs by finding measures of central tendency and dispersion such as mean, median, mode, and quartiles. They practice using a graphing calculator to find the values and analyze box plots and...
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Center and Spread

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Using the TI-Nspire, statisticians calculate the mean, median, and standard deviation of a data set. First, two sets of data are compared using the mean, standard deviation, and a double box plot.  Then test scores are analysed and...
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Center and Spread

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Using the TI-Nspire, young statisticians investigate center and spread of data, including mean, median, and standard deviation of the data. They create a box plot of the data and review their findings.