This PowerPoint mini-lesson introduces your students to the concept of the Mean Absolute Deviation (M.A.D.). It's presented in kid-friendly language, and it walks your students through the process, one step at a time. Most of the calculations use nice, whole numbers. The visual models will help your students understand the concept while they calculate this measure of variation.
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