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Misunderstanding averages

This collection of resources focuses on mean, median and mode of data sets. It includes the problem of trying to use measures of spread for categorical data, sample activities for measures of spread for numerical data and identifying outliers.

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Year level(s) Year 7
Audience Teacher
Purpose Teaching resource
Format Web page
Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches Explicit teaching
Keywords mean, median, mode, outliers

Curriculum alignment

Curriculum connections Numeracy
Strand and focus Statistics, Build understanding
Topics Data representation and interpretation
National numeracy learning progression Interpreting and representing data - IRD4

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