South Dakota Content Standards
6.SP. Statistics and Probability
6.SP.A. Develop understanding of statistical variability.
6.SP.A.3. Recognize that a measure of center (mean and/or median) for a numerical data set summarizes all of its values with a single number, while a measure of variation (such as mean absolute deviation and/or range) summarizes data points' distances from the mean or each other.
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 (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.