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Visualizing Samples

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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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