One Variable statistics


  1. Ping-Pong Ball Race
  2. Number of stars in a minute,
  3. How many M&M's of each color are in a package?

Procedure for One Variable Statistics Exploration

Collect data from a one variable experience.


Example experiences to use to collect data for one variable.

Ping-Pong Ball Race

Time it takes to carry a ping-pong ball across the room in a teaspoon.

Number of stars in a minute

Time the number of stars a person can draw in one minute.

How many of each color of M&M's are in package?

Count the number of M&M's that each color in a package. (M&M's activity)


Examples of what to do with the data



Dr. Robert Sweetland's notes
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