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

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Curriculum content descriptions

Construct and compare a range of data displays including stem-and-leaf plots and dot plots (ACMSP170)

Elaborations
• understanding that some data representations are more appropriate than others for particular data sets, and answering questions about those data sets
• using ordered stem-and-leaf plots to record and display numerical data collected in a class investigation, such as constructing a class plot of height in centimetres on a shared stem-and-leaf plot for which the stems 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 and 17 have been produced
General capabilities
• Literacy Literacy
• Numeracy Numeracy
• Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
ScOT terms

Stem and leaf plots,  Dot plots

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