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Flashcards - FTCE Middle Grades Math: Summarizing Data

Flashcards - FTCE Middle Grades Math: Summarizing Data
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mode
The mode is the value that appears most often in a set of data
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sample
In statistics, quality assurance, and survey methodology, sampling is concerned with the selection of a subset of individuals from within a statistical population to estimate characteristics of the whole population
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population
A population is a summation of all the organisms of the same group or species, which live in a particular geographical area, and have the capability of interbreeding
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outlier
In statistics, an outlier is an observation point that is distant from other observations
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median
The median is the value separating the higher half of a data sample, a population, or a probability distribution, from the lower half
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mean
In mathematics, mean has several different definitions depending on the context
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mean
In mathematics, mean has several different definitions depending on the context
median
The median is the value separating the higher half of a data sample, a population, or a probability distribution, from the lower half
outlier
In statistics, an outlier is an observation point that is distant from other observations
population
A population is a summation of all the organisms of the same group or species, which live in a particular geographical area, and have the capability of interbreeding
sample
In statistics, quality assurance, and survey methodology, sampling is concerned with the selection of a subset of individuals from within a statistical population to estimate characteristics of the whole population
mode
The mode is the value that appears most often in a set of data
range
In arithmetic, the range of a set of data is the difference between the largest and smallest values
histogram
A histogram is a graphical representation of the distribution of numerical data
Bimodal distribution
In statistics, a bimodal distribution is a continuous probability distribution with two different modes
skewed
In probability theory and statistics, skewness is a measure of the asymmetry of the probability distribution of a real-valued random variable about its mean
interquartile range
In descriptive statistics, the interquartile range , also called the midspread or middle fifty, or technically H-spread, is a measure of statistical dispersion, being equal to the difference between the upper and lower quartiles, IQR = Q3 - Q1
variance
In probability theory and statistics, variance is the expectation of the squared deviation of a random variable from its mean, and it informally measures how far a set of numbers are spread out from their mean
maximum
In mathematical analysis, the maxima and minima of a function, known collectively as extrema , are the largest and smallest value of the function, either within a given range or on the entire domain of a function

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