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Sets, Probability, Statistics II


"When am I ever going to use this?"

It is a question that has plagued math teachers for decades. Now you can answer the question!

The Make It Real Learning Sets, Probability, Statistics II collection contains 10 real-world math activities that demonstrate everyday applications of mathematics. From Olympic Medals: Using Venn Diagrams to Fun With Batting Averages: Understanding Simpson's Paradox, the activities provide learners with valuable life skills in addition to mathematical understanding. Rest assured that each activity integrates real world information not just "realistic" data.


Sets, Probability, Statistics II Activity Titles

  1. Olympic Medals: Using Venn Diagrams
  2. Los Angeles Angels' Salaries: Working with the Measures of Central Tendency
  3. Average Athletics: Working with the Meaning of Mean (Average)
  4. Media Headlines: Understanding Bias
  5. Greatest Home Run Hitter Ever: Working with Box and Whisker Plots
  6. Student Grades: Understanding Correlation and Causation
  7. Wearing Eye Glasses: Working with Confidence Intervals
  8. Fun With Batting Averages: Understanding Simpson's Paradox
  9. Determining Student Grades: Working with Linear Models
  10. Body Weights and Heights: Working with Linear Models

Standards targeted: Activities are mapped to common core standards. Click for detail.

Grade Levels: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

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