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Ch 52: NMTA Math: Tables, Plots & Graphs

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If you need a reminder of the different types of tables, plots and graphs, check out this chapter's engaging video lessons. Covering frequency tables to bar graphs, the lessons will get you ready to interpret data on the NMTA Mathematics test.

NMTA Math: Tables, Plots & Graphs - Chapter Summary

Refresh your skills in making and reading tables, plots and graphs by watching the video lessons in this chapter. To get prepared for the NMTA Mathematics test, allow our instructors to guide you through the process of interpreting data represented in histograms, pie charts, box plots and more. Once you finish the chapter, you should be able to do the following:

  • Identify types and uses of frequency tables
  • Read stem and leaf displays
  • Describe the components of a histogram
  • Understand frequency polygons
  • Create dot plots and box plots
  • Interpret data from pie charts and bar graphs
  • Define bivariate data

Our videos are brief but packed with lots of examples of graphs, plots and tables. As long as you have a mobile device, you can practice working with these data representations in addition to reading lesson transcripts and taking quizzes.

Objectives of the NMTA Math: Tables, Plots & Graphs Chapter

Candidates for math teaching licenses in New Mexico must pass the NMTA Mathematics test. It assesses your knowledge and skills in several areas, including algebra, geometry, calculus and number sense. All of the 150 questions on the computerized exam are multiple choice, so taking our lesson quizzes can give you some practice in answering similar questions in this format.

The NMTA Mathematics test has five content domains. This chapter's material on tables, plots and graphs correlates with questions in the statistics, probability and discrete mathematics portion. In this section, you could be asked to answer questions involving data organization and analysis.

9 Lessons in Chapter 52: NMTA Math: Tables, Plots & Graphs
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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.

Cumulative Frequency Tables: Definition, Uses & Examples

2. 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

3. 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.

Creating & Interpreting Histograms: Process & Examples

4. Creating & Interpreting Histograms: Process & Examples

Creating histograms can help you easily identify and interpret data. This lesson will give you several examples to better understand histograms and how to create them.

Creating & Interpreting Frequency Polygons: Process & Examples

5. 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.

Creating & Interpreting Dot Plots: Process & Examples

6. 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

7. 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!

Understanding Bar Graphs and Pie Charts

8. 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 Bivariate Data? - Definition & Examples

9. What is Bivariate Data? - Definition & Examples

In this lesson, you will be learning about the definition and uses of bivariate data. We will also compare and contrast the characteristics of univariate data and bivariate data.

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