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Statistics & Data Analysis

These problems require students to analyze data and draw conclusions.
 Related Resources

Interactive resources from our Math Tools project:
Math 4: Data Analysis
NCTM Standards:
Data Analysis and Probability Standard for Grades 35
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Birthday Pictures
 Lisa Lavelle

Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Join Ms. Juncos's fourthgrade team in a comparison of seasons of birthdays.
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Cicada Circus
 Kristina Lasher and special thanks to John Cooley

Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Use the table of information about periodical cicadas to figure out when
the next time is that there will be three years in a row without an
emergence.
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Circles Around
 Lisa Lavelle

Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Use this exploration problem to discover the relation between circumference and diameter.
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Driving Decisions
 Kristina Lasher

Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 4. Help the Downings decide which car rental is the best option for their trip to Denver.
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How Safe Is Your Bike?
 Chief Brian Craig and Lisa Lavelle

Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Compare the bicycle theft rates in three different cities.
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It's Summer in Melbourne
 Claire Mead

Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. How many hours of sunlight does Melbourne, Australia, have on its
longest day of the year?
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Mean Jellybeans
 Lisa Lavelle

Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 4. Take a look at averages with Mr. Cal Q. Later and his class.
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More Balloons
 Lisa Lavelle

Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 5. Here's a more difficult problem based on our balloon color preferences.
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More Recess
 Kristina Lasher

Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Camilla checks out a kickball while Patrick brings his handball. How
much more recess does Patrick save?
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Penny Dates
 Claire Mead

Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Discover which date can change a collection's mean average date by one
year.
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Pumpkin Pride
 Claire Mead

Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Find the mean average diameter of jacko'lanterns lined up on planks
and also the number
of miles the planks would cover if laid end to end.
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So Many Salmon
 Allison Armstrong

Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Armida helps researchers by tagging salmon at the Big Eagle hatchery.
Do her coworkers work faster or slower than she does?
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Sprinkler Spray
 Lisa Lavelle

Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 4. Compare the radii of three sprinklers in Lily's garden.
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The Math of the Irish
 Claire Mead

Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Use the mean age of the group to find Uncle Paddy's age.
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Video Viewing
 Lisa Lavelle

Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Just how much television will Frank and Lisa watch?
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