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Lesson 2 - Measures of Central Tendency

Lessons

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Adding, Subtracting, and Scalar Multiplication of Matrices

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Measures of Central Tendency

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Box and Whisker Plots

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Best Fit Lines and Curves

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Deviation and Z-Scores

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Module Review

 

 
SOL

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Common Core Standards
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Warm-up
  1. ExamView Quiz: Adding, Subtracting, and Scalar Multiplication of Matrices
Lessons
  1. Activity: Project Graduation Central Tendency (doc) | (pdf)
Videos
  1. Video: PH Finding Mean, Median, and Mode
  2. Video: PH Finding and Using the Range
  3. Video: PH Making a Stem-and-Leaf Plot
Explore Learning

 

Geogebra

 

Internet Sites
  1. Interactive Notes: Measures of Central Tendency - lessons and practice problems at Regentsprep.org
  2. Game: Plop It! - build plots of data and view how the mean, median, and mode change as numbers are added to the plot at Shodor.org
Tasks

 

Homework
  1. Casio Calculator Investigation: Central Tendency (doc) | (pdf)
  2. Project Graduation Quotable Puzzle (doc) | (pdf)
  3. Central Tendency Worksheet (doc) | (pdf)
  4. Glencoe PWS (pdf)
  5. Glencoe SG (pdf)
Journal
  1. Mean & Mode: Compare and Contrast the Mean and the Median of a set of data.
  2. Central Tendency: Find some data that interests you in a newspaper or magazine. Find the mean, median, and mode and discuss which of these measures you think best describes the data.
Study Guide
  1. ExamView Quiz: Measures of Central Tendency
  2. Prentice Hall Quiz
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