HD1/L2.3

Find mean, median, and mode; use them to compare two sets of data as appropriate. (a) Understand what is meant by mean, median and mode (b) Understand that each average is useful for different purposes

House prices - calculate & interpret averages

Submitted by Paul Burnett on Fri, 2017-12-08 21:28

Numeracy: GCSE S4, Functional Maths - data handling, HD1/L2.3, HD1/L2.4

Free tags: outlier

Level: L2, GCSE L1-5

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

I have found that although some learners are able to calculate averages, they often struggle to interpret the results. This resource has been designed with this in mind.

Editor’s note
With answers, plus detailed curriculum mapping for both GCSE and Functional Maths

Quiz team conundrum

Submitted by Paul Burnett on Fri, 2016-07-01 16:28

Numeracy: Functional Maths - data handling, HD1/L1.3, HD1/L1.4, HD1/L2.3, HD1/L2.4

Resource type: Investigation or project, Worksheet or assignment

Level: L1, L2

This is a data handling activity aimed at L1/2 learners that involves calculating the mean and range, constructing a bar chart and then making sense of what the results mean in a functional context.

More observant learners may rename this activity ‘Sophie’s choice’!

Graph or squared paper is needed for question 3.

World Cup Ages (averages): answer sheet

Submitted by Judith White on Wed, 2015-10-14 17:46

Numeracy: Functional Maths - data handling, HD1/L1.3, HD1/L1.4, HD1/L2.3, HD1/L2.4

Context: Sport

Level: L1, L2

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

A very useful answer sheet (in Excel) for the World Cup ages: mean median mode and range resource from Hamid Hamitoglu.

Judith says:I used World Cup ages: mean median mode and range very successfully yesterday (despite the fact that the ages of the England team are woefully out of date!).

Numeracy: Functional Maths - data handling, HD1/L2.3, HD1/L2.4

Resource type: Assessment material, Worksheet or assignment

Level: L2

20 very useful multiple choice, topic-based Functional Maths questions.
Covers mean, mode, median and range.
Ideal for assessment or revision.

Editor’s note
No answer sheet.
This is just one of a set of 10 worksheets.

World Cup ages: mean median mode and range

Submitted by Hamid Hamitoglu on Tue, 2015-08-25 12:56

Numeracy: Functional Maths - data handling, HD1/L1.3, HD1/L1.4, HD1/L2.3, HD1/L2.4

Context: Sport

Level: L1, L2

Resource type: Informative presentation, Worksheet or assignment

A useful introductory PPT and accompanying team data sheets for covering L1-2 statistics.

Editor’s note (added October 14, 2015)
An answer sheet is now available here:
http://www.skillsworkshop.org/resources/world-cup-ages-averages-answer-s…

House Price Investigation

Submitted by Fiona Campbell on Sun, 2012-09-30 20:49

Numeracy: Functional Maths - data handling, HD1/L1.3, HD1/L1.4, HD1/L2.3, HD1/L2.4

ICT: Finding and selecting information

Level: L1, L2

Resource type: Investigation or project, Worksheet or assignment

Mean, Mode, Median and Range: Investigation into house prices.

Students use www.rightmove.co.uk to explore house prices in areas of their choice. For example pairs of students could explore house prices in different cities in the UK.

They will need access to computers. You will also need to establish criteria before they start to collect their data so that like for like houses are being compared.

Data Collection and Averages - functional tasks

Submitted by Nikki Gilbey on Tue, 2012-09-18 20:18

Numeracy: Functional Maths, Functional Maths - data handling, HD1/L1.3, HD1/L1.4, HD1/L2.3, HD1/E3.1, HD1/L2.4

Context: Construction Carpentry Plumbing, Painting Decorating & DIY

Level: E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Hands-on / practical activity, Worksheet or assignment

A set of differentiated tasks for construction students. I used the E3-L1 task with my Entry to L1 group and then the more challenging task with my L1-L2 students.

The use of measure is aways useful for my students as it is something they need to practise constantly given their vocational areas. The lesson was enjoyed by all, especially the hands-on measuring task prompted lots of fun and discussion.

Averages and range jigsaw

Submitted by Michael McBride on Wed, 2011-06-29 08:20

Numeracy: HD1/L2.3, HD1/L2.4

Resource type: Tarsia jigsaw

Level: L2

A 12 piece jigsaw where the square pieces form a rectangle. Learners to match questions on mean, mode, median and range to the correct answers.

Whatever their original format, all Tarsia jigsaws can also be printed out as flashcards / dominoes. As the print is quite small on the standard sized puzzle, you might find it helpful to print out the larger version of the puzzle (select Output – large, i.e. three pieces per A4 sheet).

You will need Tarsia Formulator in order to use this resource.

Averages and range memory game

Submitted by Fran Offord on Wed, 2011-05-25 20:22

Numeracy: HD1/L1.3, HD1/L1.4, HD1/L2.3, HD1/L2.4

General: Dyslexia support

Level: L1, L2

Resource type: Bingo, lotto or Pelmanism, Sort or match cards

A really unusual, fun and effective way to reinforce and revise mean, mode, median and range. With extensive teacher notes and differentiation ideas.

Driving times investigation

Submitted by Leia Fee on Thu, 2010-04-01 22:13

Numeracy: HD1/L2.3

Context: Motor vehicles & Transport

Level: L2

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

A great way to explore the different meanings and uses of mean, mode and median.

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