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Content description ACMSP282

Mathematics / Year 9 / Statistics and Probability / Data representation and interpretation
Content description
Construct back-to-back stem-and-leaf plots and histograms and describe data, using terms including ‘skewed’, ‘symmetric’ and ‘bi modal’
Elaborations
  1. using stem-and-leaf plots to compare two like sets of data such as the heights of girls and the heights of boys in a class
  2. describing the shape of the distribution of data using terms such as ‘positive skew’, ‘negative skew’ and 'symmetric' and 'bi-modal'
General capabilities
  • Literacy
  • Information and communication technology capability
  • Critical and creative thinking