Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks
MA.6.SP. Statistics and Probability
6.SP.A. Develop understanding of statistical variability.
6.SP.A.3. 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.SP.B. Summarize and describe distributions.
6.SP.B.5. Summarize numerical data sets in relation to their context, such as by:
6.SP.B.5.c. Giving quantitative measures of center (median, and/or mean) and variability (range and/or interquartile range), 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.