Characteristics Of Data

Characteristics Of Data

Critique

Opening

Critique

Review your work on the Self Check and think about these questions:

  • Did you find the five-number summary? How will these numbers help you determine some of the values in the data set?
  • What is the sum of the data?
  • How many data points are in each quartile?

Math Mission

Opening

Revise your work based on the feedback you received.

Revise Your Work

Work Time

Revise Your Work

Work with your partner to revise your answer to the Self Check, based on the questions from the Opening and feedback from your partner.

Self Check Problem:

This box plot shows a summary of a data set of 10 measurements, each measured to the nearest inch.

  • Create a possible data set so that the mean of the data set is 15 inches.
  • Show your work and explain how you created the data set.

Prepare a Presentation

Work Time

Prepare a Presentation

  • Describe the feedback that you received from your teacher and your partner.
  • Explain how you revised your work based on that feedback.

Make Connections

Performance Task

Ways of Thinking: Make Connections

Take notes as your classmates present their work and discuss how they revised it.

Hint:

As your classmates present, ask questions such as:

  • Can you explain your strategy for deciding what values to include in your data set?
  • Did you revise your work based on the questions in the Opening? If yes, how?
  • What part of the task was the most difficult for you? Why?

Reflect on Your Work

Work Time

Reflection

Write a reflection about the ideas discussed in class today. Use this sentence starter if you find it to be helpful.

What I would do differently if I started yesterday’s problem now is …