Data and Statistics

Data and Statistics

These problems are designed for classroom use to get students at Stages 3, 4 and 5 thinking about handling data and statistics.

Statistical Shorts 

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1
Can you decide whether these short statistical statements are always, sometimes or never true?

Which Spinners? 

Stage: 4 and 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1
Can you work out which spinners were used to generate the frequency charts?

Which List Is Which? 

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2
Six samples were taken from two distributions but they got muddled up. Can you work out which list is which?

Stats Statements 

Stage: 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1
Are these statistical statements sometimes, always or never true? Or it is impossible to say?

Data Matching 

Stage: 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1
Use your skill and judgement to match the sets of random data.

Understanding Hypotheses 

Stage: 3, 4 and 5
This article explores the process of making and testing hypotheses.