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Standard Deviation, Part 1

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Author:Barbara Christopher
Description: Can the standard deviation pick the most consistent set of numbers? or Which city's temperatures vary the least, San Diego or San Francisco? An interactive project in which students use the Internet to find statistical data for the mean, standard deviation, and percentage error; calculate the standard deviation of monthly temperature means; and draw conclusions from the standard deviations and percentage error of these means.

Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Lesson Plans and Activities, Internet-Based Projects
Math Topics: Temperature, Statistics

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