1-1 Day 1 DISPLAYING DISTRIBUTION WITH GRAPHS

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AP STATISTIC LESSON 1-1 EXPLORING DATA DISPLAYING DISTRIBUTION WITH GRAPHS

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ESSENTIAL QUESTION: What is the Study of Statistics and how can data be displayed to be interpreted? To define the terms of Statistics. To use bar graphs, pie charts, dotplots, stemplots, and histogram graphs to display data. To describe data center, shape and spread. To use ogive, and time plots to find seasonal, and trends in data.
Warm – up Activity 1 (page 4) How Fast Is Your Heart Beating?

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Statistical Thinking How to tell the facts from the artifacts. Statistics uses data to gain insight and to draw conclusions. Data illuminates. What percent of the American population do you think is white? Look on page XII. Data beats anecdotes and beware of lurking variables. How data is collected is an art. Anecdotes that are compelling stories and the way that data is compiled and analyzed helps to reveal the facts from the perceived.
Statistical Thinking (continued) Where the data comes from and how it was collected is

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