# Ch 24: Honors Algebra 1: Descriptive Statistics

Learn all about descriptive statistics by using these lessons. By the end of this chapter, you'll have a comprehensive understanding of how to organize and analyze your data.

## Honors Algebra 1: Descriptive Statistics - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

Having large amounts of data can be overwhelming, so it's helpful to have the skills to organize and describe it. By watching the video lessons in this chapter, you'll learn how to visually represent and explain your data using descriptive statistics. Take a self-assessment quiz after each lesson to apply what you've learned. If you have any additional questions, reach out to your instructor. By the end of the chapter, you'll have explored:

• Ways to visually represent and compare your data
• Bimodal and unimodal distributions
• Methods to calculate spread, standard deviation and measures of central tendency
• Ways to find percentiles and identify outliers
• Quartiles and interquartile range

Video Objective
What is the Center in a Data Set? - Definition & Options Find the center in a data set.
Mean, Median & Mode: Measures of Central Tendency Learn to calculate measures of central tendency.
Calculating the Mean, Median, Mode & Range: Practice Problems Practice finding the measures of central tendency.
Visual Representations of a Data Set: Shape, Symmetry & Skewness Explore characteristics of visual representations of a data set.
Understanding Bar Graphs and Pie Charts Discover how to compare data using bar graphs and pie charts.
Unimodal & Bimodal Distributions: Definition & Examples Compare unimodal and bimodal distributions.
The Mean vs the Median: Differences & Uses Analyze differences between the mean and the median.
Spread in Data Sets: Definition & Example Determine the spread of a data set.
Maximums, Minimums & Outliers in a Data Set Learn to identify maximums, minimums and outlies in a data set.
Quartiles & the Interquartile Range: Definition, Formulate & Examples Find the quartiles and calculate the interquartile range.
Finding Percentiles in a Data Set: Formula & Examples Measure percentiles in a data set to organize and compare information.
The Effect of Linear Transformations on Measures of Center & Spread Analyze data using linear transformations.
Population & Sample Variance: Definition, Formula & Examples Discover the differences between population and sample variance.
Ordering & Ranking Data: Process & Example Evaluate data by ordering and ranking the information.

15 Lessons in Chapter 24: Honors Algebra 1: Descriptive Statistics
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