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Content description ACMSP170

Mathematics / Year 7 / Statistics and Probability / Data representation and interpretation
Content description
Construct and compare a range of data displays including stem-and-leaf plots and dot plots
Elaborations
  1. understanding that some data representations are more appropriate than others for particular data sets, and answering questions about those data sets
  2. using ordered stem-and-leaf plots to record and display numerical data collected in a class investigation, such as constructing a class plot of height in centimetres on a shared stem-and-leaf plot for which the stems 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 and 17 have been produced
General capabilities
  • Literacy
  • Numeracy
  • Critical and creative thinking