Students explore the effect of bias and outliers on summary statistics.
|Year level(s)||Year 8|
|Purpose||Teaching resource, Student task|
|Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches||Concrete Representational Abstract model, Mathematics investigation, Explicit teaching|
|Keywords||mean, statistic, outlier, bias, population, range,, sample, mode, median|
|Curriculum connections||Critical and creative thinking|
|Strand and focus||Probability, Apply understanding, Build understanding, Statistics|
|Topics||Data representation and interpretation|
|AC: Mathematics content descriptions||
ACMSP206 Explore the practicalities and implications of obtaining data through sampling using a variety of investigative processes
ACMSP207 Investigate the effect of individual data values, including outliers, on the mean and median
|National numeracy learning progression||
Interpreting and representing data
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