Think statistically and ask statistical questions (One versus Many)

Slide presentation introducing the idea of measuring more than one thing, and expecting variability in a group of measurements.


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  • Asking questions

Statistical Concepts: 

  • Statistical questions


  • asking questions, Asking statistical questions


Asking questions and defining problems
Analyzing and interpreting data
Obtaining, evaluating, and communicating information
Scale, proportion, and quantity
Recognize a statistical question as one that anticipates variability in the data related to the question and accounts for it in the answers.
Planning and carrying out investigations
Constructing explanations and designing solutions
Understand that a set of data collected to answer a statistical question has a distribution which can be described by its center, spread, and overall shape.