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Content description ACMSP249

Mathematics / Year 10 / Statistics and Probability / Data representation and interpretation
Content description
Construct and interpret box plots and use them to compare data sets
Elaborations
  1. understanding that box plots are an efficient and common way of representing and summarising data and can facilitate comparisons between data sets
  2. using parallel box plots to compare data about the age distribution of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with that of the Australian population as a whole
Cross-curriculum priorities
  • http://vocabulary.curriculum.edu.au/crossCurriculum/1
    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures
General capabilities
  • Numeracy
  • Information and communication technology capability
  • Critical and creative thinking