## Maths Graphing Investigation

- In pairs, your task is to gather data either by
**Survey**or by**Observation** **Create**a scenario or a question that you can investigate (we will go through examples)**Explain**how you are going to gather the data- You can be inside or outside (but remain close to) the classroom to gather the data

**STEPS REQUIRED TO COMPLETE YOUR INVESTIGATION****Step 1**: Write down what you are going to investigate**Step 2:**Determine if it is going to be achieved by**observation**or by**survey****Step 3**: Explain how you are going to observe, measure or count your data**Step 4:**Decide what headings or questions you need to gather the data**Step 5:**How you think you might summarise your findings**Step 6:**Do you need any resources to gather the data?**Step 7:**Show Mr. Hutchinson your investigation plan for approval**Step 8:**Gather your data safely and responsibly**Step 9:**Present your data in a column or bar graph neatly and with pride. Ensure you include all aspects of a graph and use the rubric to guide your success.## Mean, Median and Mode

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Watch the YouTube clip to help with your understanding.

**is simply the lowest and the highest numbers.**__data range__› The

__is the "average". You add up all the numbers and then divide by the amount of numbers.__**mean**› The

**is the "middle" value in the list of numbers. To find the median, your numbers have to be listed in numerical order, so you may have to rewrite your list first.**__median__› The

**is the value that occurs most often. If no number is repeated, then there is no mode for the list.**__mode__Watch the YouTube clip to help with your understanding.

Play an online game to show your understanding

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Try this game to test your knowledge

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