Sort out the common statistical graphs.
Match Survey Questions to Data Sets.
Ten sixth-grade students at a school were each asked five survey questions. Their answers to each question are shown here.
Here are the five survey questions. Match each question to a data set that could represent the students’ answers. Explain your reasoning.
Sorting Out Questions into Statistical & Not Statistical.
Here below are a set of cards with questions. Follow the instructions below to carry out the exercise.
These three questions are examples of statistical questions:
These three questions are not examples of statistical questions:
(1.) How are the three statistical questions alike? What do they have in common?
(2.) How are the three non-statistical questions alike? What do they have in common?
(3.) How can you find answers to the statistical questions? How about answers to non-statistical questions?
(4.) What makes a question a statistical question?
Here is a list of statistical questions. What data would you collect and analyze to answer each question? For numerical data, include the unit of measurement that you would use.
(1). What is a typical height of female athletes on a team in the most recent international sporting event?
(2). Are most adults in the school football fans?
(3). How long do drivers generally need to wait at a red light in Washington, DC?
Read each question. Think about the data you might collect to answer it and whether you expect to see variability in the data.
Lin and her friends went out for ice cream after school. The following questions came up during their trip.