Statistics - Stage 4

This is part of our Secondary Curriculum collection of favourite rich tasks arranged by topic.

Picturing the World

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

How can we make sense of national and global statistics involving very large numbers?

Which List Is Which?

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Six samples were taken from two distributions but they got muddled up. Can you work out which list is which?

Box Plot Match

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Match the cumulative frequency curves with their corresponding box plots.

Olympic Triathlon

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Is it the fastest swimmer, the fastest runner or the fastest cyclist who wins the Olympic Triathlon?

Perception Versus Reality

Age 14 to 18 Challenge Level:

Infographics are a powerful way of communicating statistical information. Can you come up with your own?

For Richer for Poorer

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Charlie has moved between countries and the average income of both has increased. How can this be so?

Statistics Stage 4 - Short Problems

Age 14 to 16

A collection of short Stage 4 problems on statistics.

You may also be interested in this collection of activities from the STEM Learning website, that complement the NRICH activities above.