Ch 36: FTCE Math: Graphic Representations of Data

About This Chapter

Use this chapter to review what you need to know about graphic representations of data to complete the FTCE math test. The combination of focused video lessons and interactive quizzes will help you prepare for this exam.

FTCE Math: Graphic Representations of Data - Chapter Summary

The lessons in this chapter will help you review the different kinds of graphic representations of data that are included on the FTCE math test. The course will prepare you to answer questions on the exam that deal with:

  • Understanding how to create and read stem and leaf displays in statistics
  • Uses for histograms and how to create them
  • Methods for organizing data with data structures
  • Constructing and interpreting dot plots and box plots
  • Information provided by bar graphs and pie charts
  • Scatterplots, line graphs and line of best fit
  • How to use a tree diagram
  • Visualizing information with frequency and relative frequency tables
  • Ways that tables and schedules can assist with organizing and understanding data

You can review these graphic representations concepts at your own pace. Lessons generally include examples to aid in your studies, and each lesson features a quiz so you can conduct a self-assessment about your readiness for the FTCE math exam.

12 Lessons in Chapter 36: FTCE Math: Graphic Representations of Data
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Creating & Reading Stem & Leaf Displays

1. Creating & Reading Stem & Leaf Displays

Every once in a while you will come across stem-and-leaf displays in statistics. These displays can be very useful in identifying all of the values in a data set while still visually representing the data.

What is a Histogram in Math? - Definition & Examples

2. 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.

How to Organize Data Using Data Structures: Files, Arrays, Lists and Others

3. How to Organize Data Using Data Structures: Files, Arrays, Lists and Others

A data structure is a collection of data elements that are organized in some way. Learn about the different types of data structures in programming, such as files, lists, arrays, stacks, queues and trees.

Creating & Interpreting Histograms: Process & Examples

4. Creating & Interpreting Histograms: Process & Examples

Creating histograms can help you easily identify and interpret data. This lesson will give you several examples to better understand histograms and how to create them.

Creating & Interpreting Dot Plots: Process & Examples

5. Creating & Interpreting Dot Plots: Process & Examples

Dot plots are a visual way to display the frequency distribution in a data set. In this lesson, you will learn how to construct a dot plot and understand its uses.

Creating & Interpreting Box Plots: Process & Examples

6. Creating & Interpreting Box Plots: Process & Examples

Box plots are an essential tool in statistical analysis. This lesson will help you create a box plot and understand its meaning. When you are finished, test your understanding with a short quiz!

Understanding Bar Graphs and Pie Charts

7. 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.

Scatterplots and Line Graphs: Definitions and Uses

8. Scatterplots and Line Graphs: Definitions and Uses

After watching this video, you will be able to understand scatter plots and line graphs. You will also be able to use them to tell people a story about what you see and observe. You will also be able to read them.

Line of Best Fit: Definition, Equation & Examples

9. Line of Best Fit: Definition, Equation & Examples

Linear graphs are a terrific way to see a trend when comparing any two factors. A line of best fit is the trendline that best fits the data set. In this lesson, we will see how the line of best fit helps to predict future events.

Tree Diagrams in Math: Definition & Examples

10. Tree Diagrams in Math: Definition & Examples

Explore what a tree diagram is and how to use it to organize information and answer questions about various outcomes of a particular event in this lesson. See how to create a tree diagram through multiple examples and a detailed explanation.

Frequency & Relative Frequency Tables: Definition & Examples

11. Frequency & Relative Frequency Tables: Definition & Examples

Frequency and relative frequency tables are a good way to visualize information. This is especially useful for information that is grouped into categories where you are looking for popularity or mode.

Organizing and Understanding Data with Tables & Schedules

12. Organizing and Understanding Data with Tables & Schedules

In math, when we have to deal with a lot of data, having a visual format to present all the data becomes very useful. Watch this video lesson to learn how you can take advantage of two of these visual formats.

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