Reviewing Statistical Questions

Asking Statistical Questions

Formative Assessment

Summary of the Math: Asking Statistical Questions

  • Summarize what you learned about asking statistical questions to determine the characteristics of a typical sixth grade student.

Hint:

Check your summary.

  • Did you say that we can ask statistical questions to investigate what is typical?
  • Did you explain what a statistical question is, including the notion of variability of data?
  • Did you give examples of questions that can be answered by collecting and analyzing numerical data?
  • Did you discuss different ways of describing the typical arm span of the students in your class?