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### Data Handling Starters:

Calculate the mean, median and range of the given scores.

The pot contains 10 counters which are being randomly removed and replaced. How many of each colour do you think are in the pot?

An exercise in estimating what the sectors of a pie chart represent.

In how many different ways might Tran decide to wear his hats in one week?

Eight mathematical questions about the current weather and times in four cities around the world.

## Exercises

#### A Show Of Hands

Produce a number of graphs and charts from a quick show of hands.

#### Comparing Graphs

Would you recognise a misleading graph if you saw one? Try this comparative judgement exercise to rate statistical graphs.

#### Histograms

Practise drawing and reading information from histograms displaying grouped data

#### Human Scatter Graphs

Pupils move to positions in the room according to their data relative to the walls as axes.

#### List Reading

Practise reading numerical information from lists of different types.

#### Pie Chart Creator

A quick and convenient tool for rapidly creating simple pie charts.

#### Pie Charts

Develop the skills to construct and interpret pie charts in this self-marking set of exercises.

#### Pin Drop

Estimate the probability of a drawing pin landing point up from experimental data.

#### t-Test Revision

A slide presentation designed to revise the key aspects of Student's t-Test.

#### Tally Charts

Read and draw simple tally charts to record and count different types of data.

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