Common Core Math Grade 6 - Statistics & Probability: Describing Distributions Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Using the box plot provided, what is the vertical line circled in red?

Question 2 2.

Consider the following data set. What is the mode?

11, 12, 8, 9, 17, 8, 1, 12, 13, 14, 14, 8, 3

Question 3 3. Why might we represent a data set with a box plot?

Question 4 4. Using the box plot provided, what is the vertical line circled in red?

Question 5 5. What are the mathematical concepts that measure the single value that attempts to describe the data set in its entirety?

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Question 6 6. What is one variable in a data set that is analyzed to describe a scenario or experiment?

Question 7 7. A statistician is analyzing a data set, and notices that the values are clustered quite close together. What measure of central tendency would be optimal for this data set?

Question 8 8. Using the box plot provided, what is the vertical line circled in red?

Question 9 9. Which measure of central tendency can be used to get an idea of what values fall above the midpoint and what values fall below the midpoint?

Question 10 10. What is a graphical representation of the distribution of data?

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Question 11 11.

Susanne has a set of data she is using to create a histogram. If the set of numbers below is her data set, then which number in the data set will create the highest peak?

2,2,3,5,6,7,8,6,5,2,3,4,2,5,6,2

Question 12 12. What is the term for the type of data that is measurable?

Question 13 13. What is the term for data that is grouped by type or object, not by numbers?

Question 14 14. A student makes a dot plot to represent the grades their classmates got on the last test, and finds that it makes a shape that is mirrored nearly perfectly across a line at the mean. Is this shape symmetrical? Why or why not?

Question 15 15. What is the shape of a graph that peaks to the left or the right of the center?

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Question 16 16. Histograms are very similar to what other graphical representation of numbers?

Question 17 17. A dot plot is a visual representation of data using intervals or categories of variables, with each dot representing _____.

Question 18 18. What can we show using a histogram?

Question 19 19. Which axis of a histogram usually shows the categories into which the various members of a data set fall?

Question 20 20. Using the box plot provided, what is the rectangle circled in red?

Common Core Math Grade 6 - Statistics & Probability: Describing Distributions Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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