Alabama Courses of Study
AL.SP. Statistics and Probability
Develop understanding of statistical variability.
SP.27. Recognize that a measure of center for a numerical data set summarizes all of its values with a single number, while a measure of variation describes how its values vary with a single number. [6-SP3]
Summarize and describe distributions.
SP.29. Summarize numerical data sets in relation to their context, such as by: [6-SP5]
SP.29.c. Giving quantitative measures of center (median and/or mean) and variability (interquartile range and/or mean absolute deviation) as well as describing any overall pattern and any striking deviations from the overall pattern with reference to the context in which the data were gathered. [6-SP5c]