Construction of A Line Plot

Introduction to the Mean

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Introduction to the Mean

Watch the second video to see how the students decided to share the apples. As you watch, think about the mathematics that the students use.

  • Write an expression for the method they used.

For both methods, the students got the same number of apples. This number is the mean of the total number of apples.

The mean is a measure of center in a set of numerical data, computed by adding the values in a list and then dividing by the number of values in the list.

VIDEO: Sharing Apples 2

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