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Ch 43: Calculating & Interpreting Statistical Data

About This Chapter

This chapter explores the basic calculations involved with statistical data. You will also learn several common ways to display and share your data in the form of charts, tables, and graphs.

Calculating & Interpreting Statistical Data - Chapter Summary

Statistical math operations are often used to evaluate data in science, business and education as well as math. In these lessons, you will learn what quantitative data is and how to perform common statistical calculations like mean and median. But, what do all those numbers mean? How do you share them with others in a way they will make sense? With graphs, charts and tables! You'll learn all about them as you watch each video lesson. By the time you have completed the lessons in this chapter, you'll understand:

  • Mean, median, mode and range
  • Two-way and frequency tables
  • Identifying quantitative data
  • Histograms in math
  • Line graphs, bar graphs and pie charts

Our knowledgeable instructors make learning fun and easy with short video lessons full of great examples. Watch as many times as you like, and review individual topics using the timeline to access topics within each video. You can also use the written transcript for a quick look-up. If you still have questions, just hit the button and ask one of our subject matter experts. As you complete each lesson, take the short multiple-choice quiz to see how much you remember. Learning couldn't be easier!

7 Lessons in Chapter 43: Calculating & Interpreting Statistical Data
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How to Calculate Mean, Median, Mode & Range

1. How to Calculate Mean, Median, Mode & Range

Measures of central tendency can provide valuable information about a set of data. In this lesson, explore how to calculate the mean, median, mode and range of any given data set.

What is a Frequency Table? - Definition & Examples

2. What is a Frequency Table? - Definition & Examples

In this lesson, learn what a frequency table is and view a few examples of situations in which frequency tables would be useful. Then, test your knowledge with a brief quiz.

What is Quantitative Data? - Definition & Examples

3. What is Quantitative Data? - Definition & Examples

Watch this video lesson to find out the difference between saying you have seven apples and saying that those apples are delicious. You will learn about quantitative data and why it is useful.

What is a Histogram in Math? - Definition & Examples

4. What is a Histogram in Math? - Definition & Examples

Watch this video lesson to see how useful a histogram can be when you need to show a bunch of data in an easy to read format. Also, learn how you can easily gather the information you need from looking at a histogram.

Reading and Interpreting Line Graphs

5. Reading and Interpreting Line Graphs

Watch this video lesson to find out how useful line graphs can be and how much information you can gain just from looking at one. Learn how you can apply that information in your own life to help you make better decisions.

Understanding Bar Graphs and Pie Charts

6. Understanding Bar Graphs and Pie Charts

In this lesson, we will examine two of the most widely used types of graphs: bar graphs and pie charts. These two graphs can provide the reader with a comparison of the different data that is displayed.

What is a Two-Way Table?

7. What is a Two-Way Table?

Do you believe in Martians? Do you watch football on television? A Two-Way Table or Contingency Table is a great way to show the results of all kinds of survey questions. In this video we will learn how to read a two-way table.

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