Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Monday, November 11, 2019

Activity Sheet 7: Using Technology

Assigned Data Sets:
1:Billboard Hot 100

2:IMDb Top 250

3: State Sales Tax

4: Gasoline Taxes

5: Diesel Taxes

6: Men's College Basketball Teams

7: National Assessment of Educational Progress

List of US states by date of admission to the Union found here.

Groups needing to generate random numbers (Data Sets 1-6), go to to generate the numbers you need.

I used the site to find a random number between was 3. They have a nice description on why this is the best way to generate random numbers

Wednesday, November 06, 2019

AQR - Analyzing Data, Histograms

Today you will need the computers for two reasons:

1. You will need to visit a website to complete today's activity. Click on the link below.

2. You will be completing the survey that is found on page 26 of your workbook.

Thursday, March 08, 2018

Potus Day!

You will email me the answer to the following questions.
1. What is an annuity?
2. What is the difference between an ordinary annuity and an annuity due?
3. What are some examples of an annuity due and an ordinary annuity that are not investments?
  (Hint: you are paying something off.)
4. Find two annuities online that you would like to invest in and please include all pertinent investment information:
    a. investment company/group
  b. ordinary or annuity due
    c. compounding periods
    d. interest
    e. initial deposit needed, if so, how much

****please cite all of your answers and include a link to the websites you have cited.****

Monday, November 06, 2017


Please answer the following questions. They will give you a deeper insight into why a box and whisker plot is important.

What does IQR stand for?

What is it used for?

How is it calculated?

Why is it preferred over the range?

How can you use it to find outliers in your data?

Use the IQR to find the outlier in the data found on page 31 of your textbook.

and now you know, and knowing is half the battle!

Monday, December 12, 2016

Some review problems to help you prepare for the AQR Fall Final!

There is a lot of vocabulary associated with statistical investigations on this final, but there is also a lot of calculations.
After you finish reviewing the 10 activities found in Unit 3, try doing the following problems on your own. You will need a TI calculator.

Using the following data to find or make the:

1. Mean
2. Standard Deviation
3. Five number summary
4. Box and Whisker plot
5. IQR
6. An outlier


After you are finished, check your answers with a classmate!