Resources tagged with: Averages

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Broad Topics > Handling, Processing and Representing Data > Averages

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Match the Matches

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Decide which charts and graphs represent the number of goals two football teams scored in fifteen matches.

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Half a Minute

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

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

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About Average

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

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

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Shifting Average

Age 11 to 14 Short Challenge Level:

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

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Statistical Shorts

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

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Growing Families

Age 11 to 14 Short Challenge Level:

What do these statistics about family size mean?

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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?

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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...

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Wipeout

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

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

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How Would You Score It?

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

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

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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?

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French Test

Age 11 to 14 Short Challenge Level:

What was the average score in this French test?

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Average Temperature

Age 11 to 14 Short Challenge Level:

The average temperature of six cities is 5$^\circ$C. What is the average temperature when two cities are added?

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Bat Wings

Age 11 to 14 Short Challenge Level:

Two students collected some data on the wingspan of bats, but each lost a measurement. Can you find the missing information?

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Number of Arms

Age 11 to 14 Short Challenge Level:

What is the probability that the next person you meet has an above average number of arms?

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The Average Age

Age 11 to 14 Short Challenge Level:

Given this information about averages, find the ages of these teachers.

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Range of Averages

Age 11 to 14 Short Challenge Level:

Find these 4 numbers, given their mode, median and range.

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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?

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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...