Making Arguments & Predictions from Univariate Data


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

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

2. 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?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Making arguments and predictions from univariate data requires an understanding of how to analyze this particular type of data. This quiz and worksheet combination will help you test your understanding of univariate data analysis. The quiz questions will test you on your understanding of univariate data and the ways in which data sets can be described.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • Using one variable in a data set to describe a scenario
  • Measures of central tendency

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow you to test your skills in the following areas:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on using univariate data to make arguments and predictions
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as variables and data sets
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as measures of central tendency and midpoints

Additional Learning

You should also read the lesson called Making Arguments & Predictions from Univariate Data. The lesson has the following objectives:

  • Define univariate data
  • Define measures of central tendency
  • Differentiate between mean, median, and mode
  • Understand how to use measures of central tendency to analyze univariate data