Name: _____________________________________ Study Guide—Encore Math
Multiple Choice test on Thursday. Open Response on Friday.
Learning Target: I can determine if a question is a statistical question.
What is a statistical question? _______________________________________________________________________
Write two examples of statistical questions:

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Learning Target: I can display numerical data in a dot plot, and summarize the data by using measures of the center.


























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How many hot dogs can contestants eat in one hour?

How do you use a dot plot to find the median? __________________________________________________________
How can you figure out how many people were surveyed? _________________________________________________
How can you figure out how many people ate 9 or more hot dogs? ___________________________________________
How can you figure out the range? _____________________
Learning Target: I can display numerical data in a box plot, and summarize the data by using measures of the center.
How can you use a box plot to determine the minimum value? __________________________________________
How can you use a box plot to determine the maximum value? __________________________________________
How can you use a box plot to determine the range? __________________________________________________

What is the minimum value?__________________

What is the maximum value?___________________

What is the range?___________________
How can you use a box plot to determine the median? ____________________________________________________
How can you use a box plot to determine the lower quartile? ______________________________________________
How can you use a box plot to determine the upper quartile? _______________________________________________

What is the median?____________________

What is the lower quartile?___________________

What is the upper quartile?____________________
Learning Target: I can display numerical data in a histogram, and summarize the data using measures of the center.
How can you use a histogram to determine how many pieces of data were used? ________________________________
Be able to answer questions similar to the following questions.
Learning Target: I can summarize data by analyzing the variability using the mean absolute deviation.
What are the three steps you need to do in order to find the MAD?

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Use the following set of data to find the MAD: 5, 11, 4, 15, 7, 3
Learning Target: I can use measures of the center to describe a set of data.
How do you find the mean? __________________________________________________________________________

Find the mean of the set of data:74, 93, 52, 71, 88
How do you find the median? _________________________________________________________________________

Find the median of the set of data:83, 29, 54, 19, 54, 67, 48, 34

Find the median of the set of data:91, 68, 34, 62, 90