Statistics and Shopping


  • Aug 19 2010 9:41 PM

    David Melton


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This lesson, from the Shodor Education Foundation, Inc., is devoted to demonstrating some "real world" applications of statistics. By examining some Web pages about shopping and consumer information, students will see the many uses of statistics in this area and gain experience working with and understanding statistics in a practical setting.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 8

    Topics: Data Analysis, Statistics, and Probability, Number Sense, Mathematics, Probability

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    Grouping: Large Group Instruction

    Teaching Method: Discussions; Hands-on Learning