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

Curriculum content descriptions

Investigate and describe bivariate numerical data where the independent variable is time (ACMSP252)

Elaborations
  • investigating biodiversity changes in Australia since European occupation
  • constructing and interpreting data displays representing bivariate data over time
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Numeracy Numeracy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
ScOT terms

Time,  Bivariate data

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Sustainable agriculture: agri-environmental indicators

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Work sample Year 10 Mathematics: Predict a winner

This work sample demonstrates evidence of student learning in relation to aspects of the achievement standards for Year 10 Mathematics. The primary purpose for the work sample is to demonstrate the standard, so the focus is on what is evident in the sample not how it was created. The sample is an authentic representation ...

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Statistical analysis: Year 10 – planning tool

This planning resource for Year 10 is for the topic of Statistical analysis. Students are competent with comparing data distributions and are fluent with the relevant mathematical vocabulary. Extend students to work with other data displays, such as box plots, to represent continuous numerical variables. Review the distinction ...

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Secondary mathematics: using real data

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Conduct statistical investigations: Year 10 – planning tool

This planning resource for Year 10 is for the topic of Conduct statistical investigations. Students continue to conduct statistical investigations and are introduced to contexts that involve bivariate data. It is important to review the meaning and relationship between dependent and independent variables, as well as the ...

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Data in Gapminder world

This resource is a dataset providing data for a number of indicators of development over time for more than 200 countries. The indicators fall into the following categories: population, health, economy, environment, work, infrastructure, energy and education, with over 500 sets of data in total. Each set of data can be ...

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Determining the probability of a good day for sowing cotton

This activity is a series of three related tasks that support the use of spreadsheets (Excel), Venn diagrams and two-way tables to develop an understanding of conditional probability when used to determine the probability of a farmer being able to sow a cotton crop. The activity is, based on real historical soil and air ...