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Mathematics lessons for IB® Diploma Programme

Applications and Interpretation | Probability and Statistics


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Activity Overview

Students will create and explore a box plot 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.

Key Steps

step 1

Step 1

Students will represent real-world data using a histogram and box plot and calculate measures of central tendency and spread.


Step 2

Then students will compare distributions from two data sets and draw conclusions and identify and analyze outliers in a data set.