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Sleuthing pie charts
Students are presented with a pie graph which has obviously incorrect percentages. Students are asked to analyse the graph, and discuss the errors. A link is given to possible answers, and some options for extension are suggested.
|Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches
|Strand and focus
|Statistics, Apply understanding
|Data representation and interpretation
|AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions
Plan and conduct statistical investigations involving data for discrete and continuous numerical variables; analyse and interpret distributions of data and report findings in terms of shape and summary statistics
Interpreting and representing data (P6)
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