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Broad Topics > Handling, Processing and Representing Data > Averages

### Searching for Mean(ing)

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Imagine you have a large supply of 3kg and 8kg weights. How many of each weight would you need for the average (mean) of the weights to be 6kg? What other averages could you have?

### M, M and M

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

If you are given the mean, median and mode of five positive whole numbers, can you find the numbers?

### Top Coach

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Carry out some time trials and gather some data to help you decide on the best training regime for your rowing crew.

### Unequal Averages

##### Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Play around with sets of five numbers and see what you can discover about different types of average...

### Wipeout

##### Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Can you do a little mathematical detective work to figure out which number has been wiped out?

### The Olympic Flame: Are You in the 95%?

##### Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

95% of people in Britain should live within 10 miles of the route of the Olympic Torch tour. Is this true?

### May the Best Person Win

##### Stage: 1, 2, 3 and 4

How can people be divided into groups fairly for events in the Paralympics, for school sports days, or for subject sets?

### Reaction Timer

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

This problem offers you two ways to test reactions - use them to investigate your ideas about speeds of reaction.

### David and Goliath

##### Stage: 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

Does weight confer an advantage to shot putters?

### How Would You Score It?

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Invent a scoring system for a 'guess the weight' competition.

### Statistical Shorts

##### Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Can you decide whether these short statistical statements are always, sometimes or never true?