Education Technology

Resistance and the Empirical Rule

Activity Overview

The students will examine two separate concepts of measures of central tendency and dispersion; resistance and the Empirical Rule. In the first problem, students manipulate a data set to discover which measures are resistant. In the second problem, students compare two data sets to determine if and how they follow the Empirical Rule.

Before the Activity

The students should be able to:

  • move points in a Data & Statistics page.