One-Variable Distribution Activity

Unit 6: Statistics: Single-Variable
Lesson 4 of 13

Objective: SWBAT use the internet to identify a one-variable data set, make a graph of the data set, calculate summary statistics for the data set, and write a paragraph to describe the distribution.

Big Idea: Graphs and summary statistics help us communicate the most important features of one-variable data sets.

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Math, histograms, univariate data, Statistics, dotplot, sample means, Skewness, outlier (Stats), standard deviation, Algebra 2, statistical significance
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