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There are **54** NRICH Mathematical resources connected to **Handling data**, you may find related items under Handling, processing and representing data.

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### Unequal Averages

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

Age 11 to 14

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### Box Plot Match

Match the cumulative frequency curves with their corresponding box plots.

Age 14 to 16

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### Half a Minute

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

Age 11 to 14

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### Wipeout

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

Age 11 to 16

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### About Average

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

Age 11 to 14

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### Estimating Time

How well can you estimate 10 seconds? Investigate with our timing tool.

Age 11 to 14

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### What's the Weather Like?

With access to weather station data, what interesting questions can you investigate?

Age 11 to 14

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### Perception Versus Reality

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

Age 14 to 18

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### Picturing the World

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

Age 14 to 16

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### Olympic Triathlon

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

Age 14 to 16

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### Which List Is Which?

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

Age 14 to 16

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### Statistical Shorts

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

Age 11 to 16

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### Nutrition and Cycling

Andy wants to cycle from Land's End to John o'Groats. Will he be able to eat enough to keep him going?

Age 14 to 16

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### Olympic Records

Can you deduce which Olympic athletics events are represented by the graphs?

Age 11 to 14

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### Who's the Best?

Which countries have the most naturally athletic populations?

Age 11 to 14

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### The Car That Passes

What statements can you make about the car that passes the school gates at 11am on Monday? How will you come up with statements and test your ideas?

Age 7 to 11

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### In the Playground

What can you say about the child who will be first on the playground tomorrow morning at breaktime in your school?

Age 5 to 11

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### Planning a School Trip

You are organising a school trip and you need to write a letter to parents to let them know about the day. Use the cards to gather all the information you need.

Age 7 to 11

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### The Hair Colour Game

The class were playing a maths game using interlocking cubes. Can you help them record what happened?

Age 7 to 11

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### How Would You Score It?

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

Age 11 to 14

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### For Richer for Poorer

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

Age 14 to 16

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### Searching for Mean(ing)

If you have a large supply of 3kg and 8kg weights, how many of each would you need for the average (mean) of the weights to be 6kg?

Age 11 to 16

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### M, M and M

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

Age 11 to 14

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### Reaction Timer

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

Age 11 to 14

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### In the Bag

Can you guess the colours of the 10 marbles in the bag? Can you develop an effective strategy for reaching 1000 points in the least number of rounds?

Age 11 to 14

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### Substitution Cipher

Find the frequency distribution for ordinary English, and use it to help you crack the code.

Age 11 to 14

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### Litov's Mean Value Theorem

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

Age 11 to 14

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### Tree Tops

Can you make sense of information about trees in order to maximise the profits of a forestry company?

Age 14 to 16

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### Where Are You Flying?

Where do people fly to from London? What is good and bad about these representations?

Age 14 to 18

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### Statistics - Maths of Real Life

This pilot collection of resources is designed to introduce key statistical ideas and help students to deepen their understanding.

Age 14 to 18

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### Shifting Average

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

Age 11 to 14

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### Being Resilient - Primary Statistics

Statistics problems at primary level that may require resilience.

Age 5 to 11

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### Being Resourceful - Primary Statistics

Statistics problems at primary level that require careful consideration.

Age 5 to 11

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### Being Collaborative - Primary Statistics

Statistics problems for primary learners to work on with others.

Age 5 to 11

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### Being Curious - Primary Statistics

Statistics problems for inquiring primary learners.

Age 5 to 11

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### Olympic Logic

Can you use your powers of logic and deduction to work out the missing information in these sporty situations?

Age 11 to 16

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### Secondary Cipher Challenge Part 1

Here is the start of a six-part challenge. Can you get to the end and crack the final message?

Age 11 to 16

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### A Random Rambling Rant

A random ramble for teachers through some resources that might add a little life to a statistics class.

Age 5 to 18

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### The Wrong Stats

Why MUST these statistical statements probably be at least a little bit wrong?

Age 16 to 18

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### Understanding Hypotheses

This article explores the process of making and testing hypotheses.

Age 14 to 18

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### Data Matching

Use your skill and judgement to match the sets of random data.

Age 14 to 18

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### Enriching Data Handling

This article for teachers looks at some suggestions taken from the NRICH website that offer a broad view of data and ask some more probing questions about it.

Age 5 to 11

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### Meaningful Statistics

This article for teachers describes an activity which encourages meaningful data collection, display and interpretation.

Age 5 to 11

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### History of Morse

This short article gives an outline of the origins of Morse code and its inventor and how the frequency of letters is reflected in the code they were given.

Age 7 to 18

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### Inspector Morse

You may like to read the article on Morse code before attempting this question. Morse's letter analysis was done over 150 years ago, so might there be a better allocation of symbols today?

Age 11 to 14

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### Cricket Ratings

Like all sports rankings, the cricket ratings involve some maths. In this case, they use a mathematical technique known as exponential weighting. For those who want to know more, read on.

Age 14 to 16

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### Winning Team

Nine cross country runners compete in a team competition in which there are three matches. If you were a judge how would you decide who would win?

Age 11 to 14

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