## mean absolute deviation.JPG - Section 3: Discussion + Closing

mean absolute deviation.JPG
mean absolute deviation.JPG

Unit 5: Data and Statistics
Lesson 8 of 14

## Big Idea: How would you determine how spread out a data set is? Students put data sets in order from least to most spread out based on their own intuition and reasoning.

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Math, Statistics, standard deviation, mean absolute deviation
60 minutes

### Amanda Hathaway

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