Math Curriculum

Level D
Unit: Statistics and Probability
Key Lesson 7.8.15 Estimating Population Measures of Center

Lesson topic: Estimate data based on a sample

Instructor Materials

  • Teacher guide
  • Slides
  • Practice Problems resource
  • CCRS standard: 7.SP.1, 7.SP.2, 7.SP.4
  • Learning goal: Calculate and interpret (orally and in writing) the mean absolute deviation of a sample. Generalize that an estimate for the center of a population distribution is more likely to be accurate when it is based on a random sample with less variability. Use the mean of a random sample to make inferences about the population, and explain (orally and in writing) the reasoning.
  • 7.8 Assessment and Practice Problems

Student Materials

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Use these supplemental lessons if needed after teaching this key lesson.




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