Examples, solutions, videos, and lessons to help Grade 6 students understand that a set of data collected to answer a statistical question has a distribution which can be described by its center, spread, and overall shape.
Common Core: 6.SP.2
The following figures describe the measures of center: Mean, median, mode. Scroll down the page for examples and solutions.
Data Distribution Descriptions
Measuring the center and measuring variability
Median and Mode
In this lesson you will learn how to describe the distribution of data by using the range.
Shapes of Data Song
Introduces different shapes that data distributions can have and explains how data points that are far from group can pull the “center” of the data to the the left or the right.
Spread and Center
The Mean, Median and Mode Toads
How to find the mean median and mode?
In this video, Cody gets a little help from the mean median and mode toads.
Mean Median and Mode
Find the mean, median and mode of a set of numbers.
Mean Median & Mode Song
Mean, Median, and Mode
This video explains how to determine mean, median and mode. It also provided examples.
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