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

Preview:

In this activity, you can change the mean and standard deviation for two different sets to see the impact on the histogram. You can also compare the characteristics of a random sample of 10 points taken from the whole population. Try clicking on New Random Sample and look to see how the sample compares to the overall data.

Grade:

Grade 12

Task Type:

Technology

Content:

summary statistics:
— measures of centre, spread (range, variance, standard deviation interquartile range), including five-number summary
— use of simulation software to explore sampling distributions

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: Use mathematical vocabulary and language to contribute to mathematical discussions

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