# Mathematics / Year 8 / Statistics and Probability / Data representation and interpretation

Curriculum content descriptions

Explore the variation of means and proportions of random samples drawn from the same population (ACMSP293)

Elaborations
• using sample properties to predict characteristics of the population
General capabilities
• Literacy Literacy
• Numeracy Numeracy
• Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
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