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Common Core Math: Statistics & Probability

From sixth to eighth grade, students collect and interpret statistical data. Students compute summary statistics, including measures of center, such as mean and median, and measures of spread, such as range and mean deviation. Students analyze data for patterns and display data using various types of plots. In seventh grade, students explore probability by performing probability experiments and computing the probabilities of chance events. In eighth grade, students work with two-dimensional data to describe relationships between two variables, using linear models as approximations.

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Grade 7

Analyze and compare datasets, including those from probability experiments.

Compare the centers of two datasets (CCSS.Math.Content.7.SP.B.4):

Compare the variability of two datasets (CCSS.Math.Content.7.SP.B.4):

Perform probability experiments (CCSS.Math.Content.7.SP.C.6):

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Grade 6

Analyze and display datasets.

Calculate measures of center (CCSS.Math.Content.6.SP.B.5c):

Calculate measures of variation (CCSS.Math.Content.6.SP.B.5c):

Generate plots to display data (CCSS.Math.Content.6.SP.B.4):

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Grade 8

Analyze and model associations in datasets.

Create a scatter plot (CCSS.Content.Math.8.SP.A.1):

Model data with a linear association (CCSS.Content.Math.8.SP.A.2):

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