M3-13-43

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Handling data Maths Statistics
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Overview:

Mean, median, skewness (skew) and standard deviation (sd) of a data set.

You may include and delete data points in the histogram with the mouse.


Suggestions:

You may:

  • Check the effect of the shape of the distribution on the relative size of the mean and median.
  • Construct histograms of various shapes and justify qualitatively the values of the statistical parameters.
  • Predict how the distributions should be approximately for given values of skewness, or sd, and check it.


Learning object available in:

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Terms you need to know:

Begin
You can change the values of the data set by "painting" the histogram with the mouse.


Additional information:

type: interactive animation
format: java
Permission to(1):
download: yes
modify: yes
Further permissions:
http://onlinestatbook.com/rvls.html
Age group(2): 13-16


Notes

(1) For personal, non-commercial use. To read the complete "Terms of use" of this learning object, please follow the link given in "Further permissions".

(2) Suggested age group. The learning object may be used by the Teachers with students of any age.

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