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Ch 35: MTEL Middle School Math/Science: Types of Data

About This Chapter

What is the difference between discrete data and continuous data? The lessons and quizzes in this chapter can help you remember the answer to that question plus other questions about different types of data for the MTEL Middle School Math/Science exam.

MTEL Middle School Math/Science: Types of Data - Chapter Summary

It might have been a long time since you've studied concepts like categorical data and Venn diagrams. You can watch brief 5-10 minute videos about them, and test yourself with our quizzes. This chapter's study materials will help you recall the information you need to answer questions on the MTEL Middle School Math/ Science exam about these items:

  • Definition of categorical, discrete, and continuous data
  • Examples of quantitative data
  • Populations and samples
  • Utilization of categorical data
  • Venn diagrams

If you would like to get more practice answering questions about data after taking our quizzes, you can take the final exam at the end of this chapter. You don't have to worry about keeping track of your progress in this chapter because we do it for you by tracking the number of quizzes you've passed and lessons you've viewed. Also, there is a timeline at the bottom of each video which allows you to go directly to specific areas of the videos.

MTEL Middle School Math/Science: Types of Data - Chapter Objectives

This chapter has you covered for some of the questions you will find in the History, Philosophy, and Methodology of Science section of the MTEL Middle School Math/Science exam. The section is equal to 8% of the entire 100 question multiple-choice test. It also contains at least 2 open-ended questions. Exam questions may ask you to demonstrate your ability to read, use, and display data in numerous ways.

6 Lessons in Chapter 35: MTEL Middle School Math/Science: Types of Data
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What is Categorical Data? - Definition & Examples

1. What is Categorical Data? - Definition & Examples

Categorical data is one of two types of data that you can collect when conducting research. This lesson will teach you how to understand and use categorical data.

Discrete & Continuous Data: Definition & Examples

2. Discrete & Continuous Data: Definition & Examples

You might be surprised to find that data is more than just a collection of numbers. Data is divided into several categories, including discrete and continuous data. Find out why!

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.

Difference between Populations & Samples in Statistics

4. Difference between Populations & Samples in Statistics

Before you start collecting any information, it is important to understand the differences between population and samples. This lesson will show you how!

Make Estimates and Predictions from Categorical Data

5. Make Estimates and Predictions from Categorical Data

Categorical data can be estimated but not predicted. Learn why in this video lesson along with how to read and gather information from a bar graph of categorical data.

Venn Diagrams: Subset, Disjoint, Overlap, Intersection & Union

6. Venn Diagrams: Subset, Disjoint, Overlap, Intersection & Union

The Venn diagram was introduced by John Venn. Yes, the Venn diagram is named after a real person! His idea was to show sets in terms of pictures. The Venn diagram is now used in many fields, including mathematics. Let's take a look at John Venn's idea.

Chapter Practice Exam
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