Reflection: Complex Tasks What is the Shape of the Data and What Can We Infer? - Section 2: Power Point


If students are having difficulty matching a Box and Whisker Plot to a Histogram by shape, the AP Stat Guy provides a method called the Fish Tank Method.  It may be a helpful visual for students that are still struggling after this lesson.

The video of the Fish Tank Method is shown below.



  Fish Tank Method by the AP STAT Guy
  Complex Tasks: Fish Tank Method by the AP STAT Guy
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What is the Shape of the Data and What Can We Infer?

Unit 9: Statistics
Lesson 8 of 10

Objective: SWBAT compare the shape of histograms, box plots, and dot plots using a set of data.

Big Idea: For students to be able visualize the different shapes of data and match box plots and histograms of the same distribution.

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histograms, Math, box plots, Statistics, spread, Dot Plots, shape of data, center, matching box plots to histograms
  50 minutes
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