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# Ohio's Academic Content Standards in Mathematics

 Results 1 - 10 of 20: Return to Grade 7 Indicators Ohio Standard: Data Analysis and Probability StandardGrade Level Indicator: (Grade: 7) 3. Analyze a set of data by using and comparing combinations of measures of center (mean, mode, median) and measures of spread (range, quartile, interquartile range), and describe how the inclusion or exclusion of outliers affects those measures.
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Averages and The Phantom Tollbooth
ORC# 4235
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Resource Type: Lessons
Discipline: Mathematics
Professional Commentary: Students analyze passages from The Phantom Tollbooth to gain a deeper understanding of averages and then look for other uses of averages in the newspaper. An activity sheet and Internet extension are included....
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The Five-Number Summary: Data Analysis, Statistics, and Probability Session 4
ORC# 8436
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Resource Type: Lessons
Discipline: Mathematics
Professional Commentary: This site includes five lessons that are written as statistics review lessons for the teacher, but the ideas are so carefully developed that ORC reviewers felt the lessons could easily be used, as is, with middle grades students. Using noodles to represent data, the lessons start with a 2-number summary (minimum and maximum) and then expand...
3
Food Court 3: The Clucking Chicken
ORC# 3875
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Resource Type: Lessons
Discipline: Mathematics
Professional Commentary: Students order meals in pairs from a restaurant menu, find the range of prices, and then compute the average price. One student from each pair goes to the front of the room, where they order themselves according to price....
4
Glued to the Tube or Hooked to the Books?
ORC# 8953
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Resource Type: Lessons
Discipline: Mathematics
Professional Commentary: Students collect data on their study and TV viewing time over a period of several days. They use a graphing calculator, with step by step instructions, to find measures of central tendency, construct a box and whiskers graph, construct a scatterplot of class data, and look for a line of best fit....
5
Just a Typical American Student?
ORC# 8963
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Resource Type: Lessons
Discipline: Mathematics
Professional Commentary: Working in groups, students use a graphing calculator and the instructional activity sheets to gather data, calculate statistics, construct graphs, and make inferences. The students communicate their findings in a summary letter....
6
Torn Shirts Inc.: Telephone Orders
ORC# 1210
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Resource Type: Lessons
Discipline: Mathematics
Professional Commentary: Using simulated data, students determine the probability that a customer calling to order a shirt gets a busy signal. They then estimate the amount of money the company might lose when customers get a busy signal....
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NAEP Assessment Item, Grade 12: Find Average of Data in Graph
ORC# 2012
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Resource Type: Assessments
Discipline: Mathematics
Professional Commentary: Students are asked to determine the average of data given in a frequency bar graph. They have the option of using a calculator....
8
ODE Assessment Item, Grade 7: Effect of an Outlier
ORC# 12429
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Resource Type: Assessments
Discipline: Mathematics
Professional Commentary: Students must identify which measure of center is most affected by an outlier. This multiple-choice question is a sample item used in the 2007 Ohio Grade 7 Achievement Test (see Overview of Ohio's Assessment System). The URL link (above) takes the user directly to the OAT item (PDF), with access to performance data, complexity level of the item, and...
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ODE Assessment Item, Grade 7: Highest Measure of Center
ORC# 12430
Resource Information
Resource Type: Assessments
Discipline: Mathematics