Give it your best shot

Students calculate the mean, median and mode for sets of data and select the appropriate measure of centre.

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Year level(s) Year 7
Audience Teacher
Purpose Teaching resource, Student task
Format Downloadable resources
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 alignment

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 - IRD4

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