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Mathematics / Year 7 / Statistics and Probability / Data representation and interpretation

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Curriculum content descriptions

Describe and interpret data displays using median, mean and range (ACMSP172)

Elaborations
  • using mean and median to compare data sets and explaining how outliers may affect the comparison
  • locating mean, median and range on graphs and connecting them to real life
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Numeracy Numeracy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
ScOT terms

Data representation,  Mean,  Median

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