6.SP.B.5d

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- 6.SP.B.5aReporting the number of observations.
- 6.SP.B.5bDescribing the nature of the attribute under investigation, including how it was measured and its units of measurement.
- 6.SP.B.5cGiving quantitative measures of center (median and/or mean) and variability (interquartile range and/or mean absolute deviation), as well as describing any overall pattern and any striking deviations from the overall pattern with reference to the context in which the data were gathered.
- 6.SP.B.5dRelating the choice of measures of center and variability to the shape of the data distribution and the context in which the data were gathered.

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## 6.SP.B.5d

## Relating the choice of measures of center and variability to the shape of the data distribution and the context in which the data were gathered.

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### Mean absolute deviation. What does it mean?

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Statistics

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Statistics

### Blame it on the Carbon

6th Grade Science »
Unit: Enivronmental Science

6th Grade Science »
Unit: Enivronmental Science

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#### As students describe how the carbon cycle contributes to the condition of our environment, they gain a better understanding of the cause and effect of human activities on the Earth's systems.

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### Choosing the Best Measure of Center

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Statistics

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Statistics

### Selecting Measures of Center and Variability

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Statistics

6th Grade Math »
Unit: Statistics

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#### What are the pros and cons of each measure of center? What are the pros and cons of each measure of variability? Students choose measures of center and variability to represent a data set and justify their choices.

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