How the Average Triumphed Over the Median


A short history on the use of average (arithmetic mean) and median.

27 April 2016 Edit: 17 April 2016

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The Australian Curriculum
Statistics and ProbabilityData representation and interpretationACMSP171 Year 7 Calculate mean, median, mode and range for sets of data. Interpret these statistics ACMSP293 Year 8 Explore the variation of means and proportions in representative dataACMSP207 Year 8 Investigate the effect of individual data values, including outliers, on the mean anACMSP283 Year 9 Compare data displays using mean, median and range to describe and interpret numericACMSP278 Year 10A Calculate and interpret the mean and standard deviation of data and use these to c
The Australian Curriculum Version 9.0 New
Year 7Statistics Year 7AC9M7ST01 acquire data sets for discrete and continuous numerical variables and calculate the range,AC9M7ST02 create different types of numerical data displays including stem-and-leaf plots using softYear 8Statistics Year 8AC9M8ST03 compare variations in distributions and proportions obtained from random samples of the saYear 9Statistics Year 9AC9M9ST03 represent the distribution of multiple data sets for numerical variables using comparative
NSW Mathematics K-10 Syllabus
Statistics and ProbabilityMA4-20SP Single Variable Data AnalysisMA5.1-12SP Single Variable Data AnalysisMA5.2-15SP Single Variable Data AnalysisMA5.2-16SP Bivariate Data AnalysisMA5.3-18SP Single Variable Data AnalysisMA5.3-19SP Bivariate Data Analysis
NSW Curriculum New
Statistics and probabilityData classification, visualisation and analysisMA4-DAT-C-02 Data analysisMA5-DAT-C-01 Data analysis AMA5-DAT-C-02 Data analysis BMA5-DAT-P-01 Data analysis C (Path)

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