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1989 NCTM Standards: StatisticsIn grades 9-12, the mathematics curriculum should include the continued study of data analysis and statistics so that all students can -
Focus: Collecting, representing, and processing data are activities of major importance to contemporary society. In the natural and social sciences, data are also summarized, analyzed, and transformed. These activities involve simulations and/or sampling, fitting curves, testing hypotheses, and drawing inferences. To enhance their social awareness and career opportunities, students should learn to apply these techniques in solving problems and in evaluating the myriad statistical claims they encounter in their daily lives.
California Draft Standards: Statistics, Data Analysis, Probability
Philadelphia Standards: Using Data, Statistics, and Probability -
Solve problems by interpreting data and predicting outcomes; make decisions based on the information collected, and clearly communicate the reasoning used to obtain the results.
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