When carrying out an investigation, you will need to collect and record data from which you can draw conclusions. Learn about different ways of collecting, recording, organising and interpreting data.
Following an overnight trip to an outdoor pursuit centre, students were asked:
Look at the three options and decide why is this a poor question.
There are no evening activities at the centre
It doesn't ask about daytime activities
There's no opportunity to say 'None'
Here's a question that was asked to children at a school:
Why is this a poor question?
There's nowhere to say that you are years old
How many children in the maths class own or more CDs?
Use this two-way table to find out how many boys are in the class.
Use this two-way table to find out how many children in the class are left-handed.
You need to construct a table to show continuous data going from to . What sign should replace the asterisk *?
What's wrong with these continuous groups?
There's nowhere to put
belongs to two groups
Here's the heights of pupils in the class:
How many pupils' heights are in the group ?
According to the diagram, how many children scored or more in the test?