This packet teaches students step by step to select and use appropriate representations for sets of data, and measures of central tendency (mean, median, and mode).
• Type of display most appropriate for given data
• Box-and-whisker plot, upper quartile, lower quartile
• Scatter plot
• Finding the median and mean (weighted average) using frequency
• Effect of additional data on measure of central tendency
Along the way examples are provided for each step. At the end, students get the opportunity to practice what they have learned from the tutorial.
Each concept is presented in straightforward language, with several examples. Great for review and remediation, perfect for filling in learning gaps!
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