6.SP - Develop understanding of statistical variability. 4. Display

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Cereal Box Problem
6.SP - Develop
understanding of
statistical variability.
3. Recognize that a measure of
center for a numerical data set
summarizes all of its values with
a single number, while a measure
of variation describes how its
values vary with a single number.
4. Display numerical data in plots
on a number line, including dot
plots, histograms, and box plots.
Cereal Box Problem
The box plot below represents the grams
of sugar per serving in 15 boxes of
cereal. Mean grams of sugar per serving
is 14, and mode grams of sugar per
serving is 18. What is a possible data set?
Explain your choice.
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6
16
24
32
Reasoning Abstractly and Quantitatively
1. Explain how the equation below models the
following statement:
‘… the grams of sugar per serving in 15
boxes of cereal. Mean grams of sugar per
serving is 14,… ’
x
= 14
15
How does the solution for x help you solve the problem?
Cereal Box Problem
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6
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Cereal Box Problem
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Cereal Box Problem
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Use the following statement
to help complete your list.
‘mode grams of sugar
per serving is 18’
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24
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