Give it your best shot
Students calculate the mean, median and mode for sets of data and select the appropriate measure of centre.
|Year level(s)||Year 7|
|Purpose||Teaching resource, Student task|
|Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches||Concrete Representational Abstract model, Mathematics investigation, Explicit teaching|
|Keywords||statistics, measure of centre, mode, median, mean, average, graph, table, list, set, data|
|Curriculum connections||Critical and creative thinking|
|Strand and focus||Probability, Apply understanding, Build understanding, Statistics|
|Topics||Data representation and interpretation|
|AC: Mathematics content descriptions||
ACMSP171 Calculate mean, median, mode and range for sets of data. Interpret these statistics in the context of data
ACMSP172 Describe and interpret data displays using median, mean and range
|National numeracy learning progression||
Interpreting and representing data
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