Math Madness is a wonderful way to incorporate basketball data with descriptive statistics (CommonCore S.ID) included in middle school math and a first course in algebra.
This unit was created to engage your students while learning to use statistics to analyze data. Students will work with dot plots, box plots and histograms. A variety of real data is used from NCAA and NBA records.
Working with a Single Measurement Variable
Representing Data Sets
Comparing Data Sets
Interpreting Data Sets
Working with Two Quantitative Variables
Working with Bivariate Data
and additional charts
Teacher Notes and Answer Keys
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key words: histogram, dot plot, box plot, box and whisker, frequency, mean, median, range, interquartile range, quartile, data, outlier, mean absolute deviation, marginal frequency, joint frequency, relative frequency, march madness
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