Learning Objectives

after the completion of this module, the student will be able to

- calculate central tendencies and measures of dispersion of data sets employing both formulas and spreadsheet functions (LO2a)
- interpret central tendencies and measures of dispersion in the context of a data set (LO2a)
- choose an appropriate graph to visualize the data (LO2a)
- use online resources to gather information about data (LO2b)

## Knowledge and Skills

- sample mean, average, median
- range, percentile, quartile, interquartile range
- sample variance, sample standard deviation
- EXCEL functions for calculating descriptive statistics

## Prerequisites

- real number line
- percentages
- graphing in Excel