College Mathematics/Data Analysis and Statistics

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Data Analysis and Statistics

Objectives and Skills[edit]

Objectives and skills for the data analysis and statistics portion of CLEP College Mathematics include:[1]

  • Data interpretation and representation: tables, bar graphs, line graphs, circle graphs, pie charts, scatterplots, and histograms
  • Numerical summaries of data: mean (average), median, mode, and range
  • Standard deviation, normal distribution (conceptual questions only)
  • Applications

Readings[edit]

  1. Wikipedia: Table
  2. Wikipedia: Chart
  3. Wikipedia: Mean
  4. Wikipedia: Median
  5. Wikipedia: Mode (statistics)
  6. Wikipedia: Standard deviation
  7. Wikipedia: Normal distribution

Multimedia[edit]

Activities[edit]

  1. Review the following MathsIsFun resources and complete the questions at the bottom of each page:
    • Data Representation
    1. Cumulative Tables and Graphs
    2. Bar Graphs
    3. Line Graphs
    4. Pie Charts
    5. Scatter Plots
    6. Histograms
    • Data Summaries
    1. Finding a Central Value
    2. How to Find the Mean
    3. How to Find the Median Value
    4. How to Find the Mode
    5. The Range (Statistics)
    • Standard Deviation and Normal Distribution
    1. Standard Deviation and Variance
    2. Normal Distribution
  2. Complete the Purplemath: Mean, Median, Mode, and Range tutorial.

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