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Data representations (Year 9)

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 ways of displaying data, such as histograms and box plots. 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.

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Year level(s) Year 9
Audience Teacher, School Leader
Purpose Content knowledge
Format Downloadable resources
Keywords histogram, box, plot, data distribution, explicit teaching

Curriculum alignment

Strand and focus Statistics
Topics Data representation and interpretation
AC: Mathematics content descriptions
ACMSP282 Construct back-to-back stem-and-leaf plots and histograms and describe data, using terms including ‘skewed’, ‘symmetric’ and ‘bi modal’
ACMSP283 Compare data displays using mean, median and range to describe and interpret numerical data sets in terms of location (centre) and spread
National numeracy learning progression Interpreting and representing data - IRD4

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