Lesson Plan: Lesson plans were written by Maryland mathematics educators and could be used when teaching the concepts.
 Goal 3 Data Analysis And Probability Expectation 3.1 The student will collect, organize, analyze, and present data. Indicator 3.1.2 The student will use the measures of central tendency and/or variability to make informed conclusions.

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Introduction to Measures of Central Tendency and Variability
Objective:
• The students will be able to calculate the mean, median, mode, range, and interquartile range for a set of data; create a box and whisker plot using paper and pencil and technology.

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Making Informed Decisions Using Measures of Central Tendency
Objective:
• The students will be able to calculate the mean, median, mode, range, and interquartile range for a set of data; create a box and whisker plot using paper and pencil and technology; and determine which measure of central tendency is the most helpful in a given situation.

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Variability & Data Sets
Objective:
• The student will determine the affect that variability in data has on the mean and median.
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