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# Activities

• ##### Subject Area

• Math: Statistics: Displaying and Describing Univariate Data
• Math: Statistics: Data Analysis
• Math: IB: Analysis-Approaches
• Math: IB: Applications-Interpretations

9-12

50 Minutes

• ##### Device
• TI-Nspire™ CX/CX II
• TI-Nspire™ CX CAS/CX II CAS

5.4

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#### Activity Overview

In this activity, students create and explore a box and whisker diagram and histogram for a data set. They then compare the two data displays by viewing them together and use the comparison to draw conclusions about the data.

#### Objectives

• Students will represent real-world data using a histogram and box and whisker diagram.
• Students will calculate measures of central tendency and spread.
• Students will compare distributions from two data sets and draw conclusions.
• Students will identify and analyze outliers in a data set.

#### Vocabulary

• Histogram
• Outlier
• Box and Whisker Diagram
• Skew
• Median
• Interquartile Range