||To find the range of a set of data. Whole numbers, integers, and decimals are
used in the problems presented. All problems are drawn from real-life situations.
and compute the arithmetic mean. Whole
numbers and decimals are used throughout. Rounding to a particular decimal place is required.
||Students learn to
work backwards by solving non-routine mean problems. For example, finding the missing number given the mean and the other numbers
in the set. Whole numbers and decimals are used throughout.
||To find the
median of a set of data. Sets with an odd and with an even number of items are
explored. Whole numbers and decimals are used throughout.
||To find the mode
of a set of data. Bimodal sets are also covered. A
distinction is made between a set with no mode and one with a mode of zero.
Whole numbers, signed numbers, and decimals are used in the problems.
||To complete 10 additional
exercises as practice. To assess students' understanding of all concepts.
||To solve 10
additional problems that challenge students' understanding of all topics covered. Problems are drawn from real-life situations. To hone students'
||To review complete
solutions to all exercises presented in this unit. Includes the problem,
step-by-step solutions, final answer and units for each exercise.