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# Spooky Averages

Description

Students will use mental mathematical strategies to find the average of a set of numbers.

Suitable for
• Fast Finishers
Lesson Structure
• Rotations / Group Work
Curriculum Codes

AC9M5ST01 9

Acquire, validate and represent data for nominal and ordinal categorical and discrete numerical variables to address a question of interest or purpose using software including spreadsheets; discuss and report on data distributions in terms of highest frequency (mode) and shape, in the context of the data

AC9M6ST01 9

Interpret and compare data sets for ordinal and nominal categorical, discrete and continuous numerical variables using comparative displays or visualisations and digital tools; compare distributions in terms of mode, range and shape

ACMSP119 8.4

Construct displays, including column graphs, dot plots and tables, appropriate for data type, with and without the use of digital technologies

ACMSP147 8.4

Interpret and compare a range of data displays, including side-by-side column graphs for two categorical variables

ACMSP171 8.4

Calculate mean, median, mode and range for sets of data. Interpret these statistics in the context of data

VCMSP206

Construct displays, including column graphs, dot plots and tables, appropriate for data type, with and without the use of digital technologies

VCMSP235

Construct, interpret and compare a range of data displays, including side-by-side column graphs for two categorical variables

VCMSP237

Pose and refine questions to collect categorical or numerical data by observation or survey

MA3-1WM old

Describes and represents mathematical situations in a variety of ways using mathematical terminology and some conventions

MA3-3WM old

Gives a valid reason for supporting one possible solution over another

MA3-18SP old

Uses appropriate methods to collect data and constructs, interprets and evaluates data displays, including dot plots, line graphs and two-way tables

MA3-DATA-01 new

Constructs graphs using many-to-one scales

MA3-DATA-02 new

Interprets data displays, including timelines and line graphs