Education Technology

Measures of Central Tendency

Published on 03/09/2004

Activity Overview

Mean, median, and mode are measures of central tendency in data analysis. Each can be used to identify central tendency. Box-and-whiskers plots are a visual representation of collected data involving medians. The following quiz assesses this knowledge.

Before the Activity

If you are using the TI-Navigator System with the TI-73 you will need the attached .pdf file.

During the Activity

This LearningCheck™ appvar can be sent to your class using TI-Navigator.

After the Activity

Review student answers:

  • As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
  • Re-teach concepts as necessary