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Data Analysis and Probability
Some of these problems develop students' ability to collect, record, organize and analyze data, and then draw conclusions from it. Others involve beginning concepts of probability.

Some of these problems address these specific subtopics:

Related Resources
Interactive resources from our Math Tools project:
   Math 1: Data analysis
NCTM Standards:
   Data Analysis and Probability Standard for Grades Pre-K-3

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At the Grocery Store -
Grade 1. Find combinations of fruit Katie could buy so that she has the same amount of fruit as Jackson. ... more>>

Ben's Ice Cream Cone -
Grade 1. Find the different types of ice cream treats Ben can get. ... more>>

Color Competition -
Grade K. Use a chart to determine the results of a color popularity contest. ... more>>

Counting Cars -
Grade K. Show how Maya can use tallies to count the number of cars that drove down her street. ... more>>

Earning Money -
Grade 1. Answer questions about doing chores to earn allowance. ... more>>

Goody Bags -
Grade 2. How many red and green gumdrops will Antonia put in each goody bag if she wants each goody bag to be different? ... more>>

How Big is 100 Pennies? -
Grade K. Estimate whether 100 pennies can fit on a piece of paper. ... more>>

Lining Up for Lunch -
Grade 1. How will four children line up to go to lunch? ... more>>

Making Sandwiches -
Grade 1. Help Ricardo and Gloria divide their task as fairly as possible. ... more>>

Model Car Collection -
Grade 1. Help Jackson to arrange his model cars on a shelf. ... more>>

Recycling -
Grade 2. Use data about a school's recycling project to create a graph. ... more>>

Saul's Cupcakes -
Grade K. Figure out how many cupcakes Saul will put on the fifth plate. ... more>>

The Arm-Wrestling Match -
Grade 2. How many arm-wrestling matches will take place in a contest between six friends? ... more>>

The Sandwich Choice -
Grade 1. Figure out which kind of sandwich two friends will choose at the store. ... more>>

The Van Ride -
Grade 1. Help four friends decide where to sit in a new van. ... more>>

Time for Ice Cream! -
Grade K. Figure out which of three ice cream treats Chen prefers. ... more>>

What Are the Chances? -
Grade 2. Try to guess which kind of lollipop Sam will get. ... more>>

Yoli's Lollipops -
Grade K. Try to guess which color lollipop Yoli will get. ... more>>

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