Ch 15: NMTA Elementary Education Subtest II: Statistics & Data

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Get a better handle on the procedures involved in reviewing statistics and data by reviewing this chapter. Answer quiz questions to check your readiness for answering similar questions that may appear on the NMTA Elementary Education Subtest II exam.

NMTA Elementary Education Subtest II: Statistics & Data - Chapter Summary

Make sure that your problem-solving skills are up to par for the NMTA Elementary Education Subtest II exam by reviewing this information on statistics and data. These video lessons will go over key topics addressed on your test, including the following:

  • Calculation formulas for range, mean, mode, and median
  • Examples of quantitative data and frequency tables
  • The mathematical purposes of a histogram
  • Understanding line graphs, pie charts, and bar graphs
  • The applications of two-way tables
  • Uses for probability and combination probability formulas

By going through our chapters that have been specifically designed to prepare you for the exact questions on your test, you will be keeping the most pertinent information within your active memory. The video lessons help to give you visual reminders about definitions and important mathematical formulas. Reading the transcripts will jog your memory about solving statistical problems and understanding data. You can even assess how well the review process is going by answering our lesson quizzes.

9 Lessons in Chapter 15: NMTA Elementary Education Subtest II: Statistics & Data
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How to Calculate Mean, Median, Mode & Range

1. 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.

What is a Frequency Table? - Definition & Examples

2. What is a Frequency Table? - Definition & Examples

In this lesson, learn what a frequency table is and view a few examples of situations in which frequency tables would be useful. Then, test your knowledge with a brief quiz.

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.

What is a Histogram in Math? - Definition & Examples

4. 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.

Reading and Interpreting Line Graphs

5. Reading and Interpreting Line Graphs

Watch this video lesson to find out how useful line graphs can be and how much information you can gain just from looking at one. Learn how you can apply that information in your own life to help you make better decisions.

Understanding Bar Graphs and Pie Charts

6. 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.

What is a Two-Way Table?

7. 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.

What is Probability in Math? - Definition & Overview

8. What is Probability in Math? - Definition & Overview

Remember throwing a quarter and calling out heads or tails? Learn what this has to do with probability. Also learn how you can use your newly-learned skills from this lesson to help you decide whether you should play heads or tails at all!

How to Calculate the Probability of Combinations

9. How to Calculate the Probability of Combinations

To calculate the probability of a combination, you will need to consider the number of favorable outcomes over the number of total outcomes. Combinations are used to calculate events where order does not matter. In this lesson, we will explore the connection between these two essential topics.

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