# Spread in Data Sets: Definition & Example - Quiz & Worksheet

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### What is the measure of how far the numbers in a data set are away from the mean or the median?

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### 2. What is the range of the data set below? 3, 7, 9, 11, 11, 11, 15, 17, 18, 24

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Looking at the spread in data is one way of interpreting the significance of data. This quiz/worksheet combo will check your knowledge of data spreads, including the methods you can use to find the spread in data.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

• How far the numbers in a data set are away from the mean or median
• What methods you can use to find data spreads
• The difference between highest and lower value in a data set
• The value difference between upper and lower quartile
• A measure of how far a set of numbers are spread out

## Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

• Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related data spread lesson
• Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding spreads in data and interpret it correctly
• Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding data spreads

• Providing an example of how a person might analyze data spread
• Defining key terms, such as range, interquartile range, and variance
• Demonstrating how to find quartiles
• Showing how to find variance
• Explaining how to use this information
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