Ch 28: Statistics & Charts

About This Chapter

Learn more about statistics and charts by reviewing engaging lessons. This chapter explores topics that include the histogram, statistical analysis, bar graphs and pie charts.

Statistics & Charts - Chapter Summary

If you've been looking for a way to boost your knowledge of statistics and charts, you've reached the right place! This chapter is filled with entertaining lessons you can use to gain greater insight into the organization of data, how to read types of graphs and ways to create plots and displays. Review the lessons in any sequence you desire. In no time, you will have the knowledge to:

  • Explain how to organize and understand data with tables and schedules
  • Discuss how to organize data with charts and graphs and understand bar graphs and pie charts
  • Describe how to read and interpret line graphs
  • Share the meaning of a histogram in math
  • Provide information about the creation of box plots, stem and leaf displays and scatterplots
  • Demonstrate how to calculate the mean, median mode and range
  • Detail how to use data to find trends and examine relationships

Watch video lessons with fun visual and audio effects or review informative texts to ensure you have a good grasp of concepts associated with statistics and charts. If you need additional details about these concepts, feel free to send questions to our experts. At any time, test your knowledge of the lessons by taking self-assessment quizzes. A chapter exam can also gauge your understanding of statistics and charts.

10 Lessons in Chapter 28: Statistics & Charts
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Organizing and Understanding Data with Tables & Schedules

1. 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.

How to Organize Data with Charts & Graphs

2. How to Organize Data with Charts & Graphs

Research is only valuable if you can share the data effectively. In this lesson, we'll learn how to organize data and construct various charts and graphs to represent research data.

Understanding Bar Graphs and Pie Charts

3. 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.

Reading and Interpreting Line Graphs

4. 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.

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 Box Plots: Process & Examples

6. 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!

Creating & Reading Stem & Leaf Displays

7. 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 Scatterplots: Process & Examples

8. Creating & Interpreting Scatterplots: Process & Examples

Scatterplots are a great visual representation of two sets of data. In this lesson, you will learn how to interpret bivariate data to create scatterplots and understand the relationship between the two variables.

Calculating the Mean, Median, Mode & Range: Practice Problems

9. Calculating the Mean, Median, Mode & Range: Practice Problems

Calculating the mean, median, mode, and range of a data set is a fundamental part of learning statistics. Use this video to practice your skills and then test your knowledge with a short quiz.

Statistical Analysis: Using Data to Find Trends and Examine Relationships

10. Statistical Analysis: Using Data to Find Trends and Examine Relationships

Many different organizations use statistical analysis to describe and analyze data and to predict future trends. Learn about the different types of statistics in this video lesson.

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