"Math is not done with paper, pencil, or a calculator; math is done with the brain."

Preview:

This activity lets students visualize the relationship between a data set and the mean and median of that data set. Try dragging around the points. What do you notice about the the relationship between the mean, median, mode, and the distribution of points?

Grade:

Grade 10

Task Type:

Technology

Content:

central tendency:
— analysis of measures and discussion of outliers
— calculation of mean, median, mode, and range

Curricular Competency:

Reasoning and analyzing: Use reasoning to explore and make connections

Reasoning and analyzing: Use technology to explore mathematics

Understanding and solving: Visualize to explore mathematical concepts

Communicating and representing: Communicate mathematical thinking in many ways

Communicating and representing: Use mathematical vocabulary and language to contribute to mathematical discussions

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