Ch 43: MTLE Mathematics: Organizing Data

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Let us help you review the various methods for organizing mathematical data, so you can feel prepared for relevant questions on the MTLE Mathematics exam.

MTLE Mathematics: Organizing Data - Chapter Summary

Using the lessons in this chapter, you will renew your understanding of the different ways to organize and visually display your data. By the end of this chapter, you will be prepared to answer questions on the MTLE Mathematics exam regarding the following:

  • Frequency, cumulative frequency and relative frequency tables
  • Tables and schedules
  • Stem and leaf displays
  • Histograms
  • Frequency polygons
  • Box and dot plots
  • Two-way tables
  • Real world applications of tables and graphs

The lessons in this chapter have been designed by educators to help you review pertinent information about data organization you are likely to see on the exam. Each lesson contains a video to help illustrate the material. The video's transcript is included for text-based learning. After each lesson, you can take a self-assessment quiz to test your knowledge and practice for the exam.

11 Lessons in Chapter 43: MTLE Mathematics: Organizing Data
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Frequency & Relative Frequency Tables: Definition & Examples

1. 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

2. 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.

Cumulative Frequency Tables: Definition, Uses & Examples

3. Cumulative Frequency Tables: Definition, Uses & Examples

Cumulative frequency tables can help you analyze and understand large amounts of information. In this lesson, you practice creating and interpreting cumulative frequency tables.

Creating & Reading Stem & Leaf Displays

4. 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

5. 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.

Creating & Interpreting Frequency Polygons: Process & Examples

6. Creating & Interpreting Frequency Polygons: Process & Examples

Frequency polygons can be used to analyze data sets in many different ways. They are also a great way to visualize and compare two sets of data. In this lesson, learn the uses and create a frequency polygon.

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.

Creating & Interpreting Dot Plots: Process & Examples

8. 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

9. 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!

What is a Two-Way Table?

10. 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.

Using Tables and Graphs in the Real World

11. Using Tables and Graphs in the Real World

We use tables and graphs in algebra as ways to visually show an equation or function. But do we really use these in the real world? Is it that important to learn about tables and graphs? Find out in this video lesson.

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