Ch 22: FTCE Middle Grades Math: Summarizing Data

About This Chapter

Let our instructors explain the information about summarizing data that may appear on the FTCE Middle Grades Math Test. In this chapter, you can also practice for test day with quiz questions that are similar to what you'll find on the exam.

FTCE Middle Grades Math: Summarizing Data - Chapter Summary

To better prepare for the FTCE Middle Grades Math Test, use this chapter to review material associated with summarizing data. The instructors leading this chapter's video lessons will address these topics that may come up on this exam:

  • Finding the center in a data set
  • Measures of central tendency
  • Calculating mean, median, mode and range
  • Visual representations of data
  • Unimodal and bimodal distribution
  • Determining when to use the median and mode to describe information
  • Identifying the spread in data sets
  • Finding the maximum, minimums and outliers of a data set

Use this chapter to prepare for questions related to summarizing data on FTCE Middle Grades Math Test. Video lessons will dive into this topic, while quizzes are available for you to test your understanding of the material and qualified instructors are prepared to answer any questions.

9 Lessons in Chapter 22: FTCE Middle Grades Math: Summarizing Data
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What is the Center in a Data Set? - Definition & Options

1. What is the Center in a Data Set? - Definition & Options

Finding the center in a data set can sometimes be a little confusing. This lesson will help you determine the correct method for finding the center in a data set, and when you are finished, test your knowledge with a short quiz!

Mean, Median & Mode: Measures of Central Tendency

2. Mean, Median & Mode: Measures of Central Tendency

By describing the data using central tendency, a researcher and reader can understand what the typical score looks like. In this lesson, we will explore in more detail these measures of central tendency and how they relate to samples and populations.

How to Calculate Mean, Median, Mode & Range

3. 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.

Calculating the Mean, Median, Mode & Range: Practice Problems

4. Calculating the Mean, Median, Mode & Range: Practice Problems

Calculating the mean, median, mode, and range of a data set is a fundamental part of learning statistics. Use this video to practice your skills and then test your knowledge with a short quiz.

Visual Representations of a Data Set: Shape, Symmetry & Skewness

5. Visual Representations of a Data Set: Shape, Symmetry & Skewness

Visual representations are a fantastic way of understanding and analyzing your data. Use this lesson to understand the characteristics of visual representations of data.

Unimodal & Bimodal Distributions: Definition & Examples

6. Unimodal & Bimodal Distributions: Definition & Examples

Sometimes a single mode does not accurately describe a data set. In this lesson, learn the differences between and the uses of unimodal and bimodal distribution. When you are finished, test your knowledge with a quiz!

The Mean vs the Median: Differences & Uses

7. The Mean vs the Median: Differences & Uses

Most people can find the mean and the median of a data set, but do you know when to use the mean and when to use the median to describe the information?

Spread in Data Sets: Definition & Example

8. Spread in Data Sets: Definition & Example

Identifying the spread in data sets is a very important part of statistics. You can do this several ways, but the most common methods are through range, interquartile range, and variance.

Maximums, Minimums & Outliers in a Data Set

9. Maximums, Minimums & Outliers in a Data Set

When analyzing data sets, the first thing to identify is the maximums, minimums, and outliers. This lesson will help you learn how to identify these important items.

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