Describing and Interpreting Data Displays using Median,Mean and Range (7)

Describe and interpret data displays using median,mean and range (ACMSP172)

LO: To describe and interpret data displays using median, mean and range.

Know:

  • What does the median of a data set represent.
  • What does the mean of a data set represent.
  • What does the range of a data set represent.

Understand:
Do:

  • I can describe and interpret data displays using median, mean and range.

Looking at the data above, I can analyze a variety of factors using median, mean and range.

  • I can tell that the median age in Australia is 37 years old, which means that half of the people in Australia are older than 37 and the other half is younger.
  • I can also see that the median household income is $1,234, which means that half of the families in Australia earn more than that per week, and the other half earn less than that per week.
  • I can also see that the average (mean) Australian family has 1.9 children, which also means that our population is declining if you don’t factor in immigration and migration
  • .

  • I can also see that the average (mean) Australian family owns 1.7 cars.
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