Mathematics / Year 10 / Statistics and Probability / Data representation and interpretation

Curriculum content descriptions

Compare shapes of box plots to corresponding histograms and dot plots (ACMSP250)

Elaborations
  • investigating data in different ways to make comparisons and draw conclusions
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Numeracy Numeracy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
ScOT terms

Dot plots,  Histograms,  Box plots

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