Unit 8: Statistics And Probability

Students will master the process of collecting, organizing and representing data and also understand how information can be used and displayed to make an argument.  This unit will also focus on developing your student’s ability to sample and experiment, analyze data and find patterns in that data to better understand the world around us.  Students will also explore basic probability and chance to make simple predictions of future events.

Theorems Your Student Will Discover:

Probability

How to determine the probability of a single event

How to determine the probability of compound events

How to determine the probability of conditional events

How to determine the number of outcomes of a permutation

How to determine the number of outcomes of a combination

Data Analysis

How to find the mean of a set of data

How to find a data element given the mean

How to find missing elements of a set of data given either the mean, median, mode, range or a combination of them

Displaying Data

How to create a box and whisker plot given a set of data

How to create a histogram plot given a set of data

How to create a pie chart given a set of data

How to create a scatter plot given a set of data

How to identify correlation given a scatter plot or set of data

How to draw a line of best fit

Pre-Algebra

How to write a linear equation given a set of data

How to write a linear equation given the graph of a set of data

How to draw the line of best fit given a linear equation

How to solve a system of linear equations using a graph

Definitions:

Sample

Individual

Sample Size

Population

Experiment

Variability

Random

Simple Random Sample

Stratified Sampling

Cluster Sampling

Systematic Sampling

Multistage Sampling

Dot Plot

Outcome

Probability

Event

Theoretical Probability

Experimental Probability

Independent Event

Dependent Event

Conditional Probability

Permutation

Combination

Mean

Median

Mode

Range

Quartile

Outlier

Box And Whisker Plot

Histogram

Pie Chart

Scatter Plot

Correlation

Line of Best Fit

Linear

Nonlinear

Equation

System Of Equations

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