Washington State K–12 Learning Standards and Guidelines
WA.6.SP. Statistics and Probability
Develop understanding of statistical variability.
6.SP.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.
Summarize and describe distributions.
6.SP.5. Summarize numerical data sets in relation to their context, such as by:
6.SP.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.