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Data representations (Year 10)

This module from the AMSI 'The Improving Mathematics Education in Schools (TIMES) project' is for teachers who wish to consolidate and extend their content knowledge on ways of displaying data, such as scatterplots and using continuous data. There are sections that provide history and context for the topic, as well as exercises and examples of how to present and explain the concepts to students.

Additional details

Year level(s) Year 10
Audience Teacher, School Leader
Purpose Content knowledge
Format Downloadable resources
Keywords histogram, box, plot, data distribution, continuous data, explicit teaching

Curriculum alignment

Strand and focus Statistics
Topics Data representation and interpretation
AC: Mathematics content descriptions
ACMSP248 Determine quartiles and interquartile range
ACMSP249 Construct and interpret box plots and use them to compare data sets
ACMSP250 Compare shapes of box plots to corresponding histograms and dot plots
ACMSP251 Use scatter plots to investigate and comment on relationships between two numerical variables
ACMSP252 Investigate and describe bivariate numerical data where the independent variable is time
ACMSP253 Evaluate statistical reports in the media and other places by linking claims to displays, statistics and representative data
National numeracy learning progression Interpreting and representing data - IRD6

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