What is Sigma? - Definition & Concept


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Which one is the lower case sigma?

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1. Which formula uses the upper case sigma?

2. Which language is sigma taken from?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will test your understanding of sigma, its origin and other information discussed in the lesson.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on the following:

  • Identification of a lower case sigma
  • Sigma's origin
  • Formula the lower case sigma is used in

Skills Practiced

Students will practice the following skills in these assessments:

  • Information Recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the formula that uses the upper case sigma
  • Interpreting Information- verify that you can read information regarding what a sigma is and interpret it accurately
  • Knowledge Application- use your knowledge to answer questions about what the little numbers below and above the upper case sigma stand for

Additional Learning

Learn more about sigma by reviewing the lesson, What is Sigma? - Definition & Concept. Objectives covered include:

  • Know the sigma notation
  • Review the use of the lower case sigma
  • Understand the standard deviation formula