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Broad Topics > Handling, Processing and Representing Data > Averages

### David and Goliath

##### Age 14 to 18 Challenge Level:

Does weight confer an advantage to shot putters?

### May the Best Person Win

##### Age 5 to 16

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

### Changing Averages

##### Age 14 to 16 Short Challenge Level:

Find the value of $m$ from these statements about a group of numbers

##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Can you find sets of numbers which satisfy each of our mean, median, mode and range conditions?

### Shifting Average

##### Age 11 to 14 Short Challenge Level:

What happens to the average if you subtract 8 from all of the numbers?

### How Would You Score It?

##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

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

### Half a Minute

##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Anna, Ben and Charlie have been estimating 30 seconds. Who is the best?

### Wipeout

##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

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

### Unequal Averages

##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

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

### 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?

### Statistical Shorts

##### Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

### Litov's Mean Value Theorem

##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Start with two numbers and generate a sequence where the next number is the mean of the last two numbers...

### M, M and M

##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

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

### Searching for Mean(ing)

##### Age 11 to 14 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?

### Top Coach

##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

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