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# Unit 6 Statistics

### 6th Grade Math Unit 6 vocabulary words

Term | Definition |
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Grouped Frequency Table | The organization of raw data in table form with classes and frequencies |

Histogram | a way of displaying numeric data using horizontal or vertical bars so that the height or length of the bars indicates frequency |

Inter-Quartile Range (IQR) | The difference between the upper quartile and the lower quartile in middle 50% of a set of data. |

Maximum value | The largest value in a set of data |

Mean Absolute Deviation | the average distance of each data value from the mean. |

Mean | The “average” or “fair share” value for the data. |

Measures of Center | The mean and the median are both ways to measure the center for a set of data. |

Measures of Spread | The range and the Mean Absolute Deviation are both common ways to measure the spread for a set of data. |

Median | The value for which half the numbers are larger and half are smaller. |

Minimum value | The smallest value in a set of data. |

Mode | The number or numbers that occurs the most often in a list. |

Numerical Data | A set of data that consists of numbers only |

Outlier | An outlier is an observation that is numerically distant from the rest of the data. |

Range | A measure of spread. The difference between the maximum value and the minimum value in a set of data. |

Skewed Data | When a set of data is not symmetrical, meaning it contains one or more outliers and tends to have a long tail on the left or right side. |

Statistical Questions | A question for which you don't expect to get a single answer. Instead, you expect to get a variety of different answers, and you are interested in the distribution and tendency of those answers |

Variability | Describes how spread out or closely clustered a set of data It includes range and mean absolute deviation. |

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