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Activity: ways in which to represent data [lo 2.6]

13. WAYS IN WHICH TO REPRESENT DATA

13.1 There are different ways in which data can be represented. Work through the following examples with a friend and make sure you understand each one.

COLUMN / BAR GRAPHS

PIE GRAPH

PICTOGRAM

LINE GRAPHS

13.2 CHALLENGE!

Work in groups of three. Page through your local newspaper and magazines. Cut out as many representations of data as possible. Group them and stick them neatly on cardboard. Hold an exhibition and discuss each group with the rest of the class.

  • Evaluate each presentation critically!

13.3 Time for self-assessment

  • Tick the applicable column:
Uncertain Certain
I can explain the concepts:
  • data/statistics
  • sample
  • mode
  • median
  • arithmetic mean (Average)
I can name at least two methods to organise information.
I can calculate the following correctly from given information:
  • mode
  • median
  • arithmetic mean (Average)
I can name at least two methods to collect information.
I can explain what the following is and what it looks like:
  • column/bar graph
  • line graph
  • pie graph
  • pictogram
I was able to correctly collect the information at question 12.3.
I was able to correctly collect the information at question 12.4.

Assessment

Learning Outcome 2: The learner will be able to recognise, describe and represent patterns and relationships, as well as to solve problems using algebraic language and skills.

Assessment Standard 2.6: We know this when the learner describes a situation by interpreting a graph of the situation, or draws a graph from a description of a situation (e.g. height of a roller-coaster car over time; the speed of a racing car going around a track).

Questions & Answers

what does nano mean?
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Bharti
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s. Reply
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Devang Reply
are you nano engineer ?
s.
fullerene is a bucky ball aka Carbon 60 molecule. It was name by the architect Fuller. He design the geodesic dome. it resembles a soccer ball.
Tarell
what is the actual application of fullerenes nowadays?
Damian
That is a great question Damian. best way to answer that question is to Google it. there are hundreds of applications for buck minister fullerenes, from medical to aerospace. you can also find plenty of research papers that will give you great detail on the potential applications of fullerenes.
Tarell
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Abhijith Reply
Mostly, they use nano carbon for electronics and for materials to be strengthened.
Virgil
is Bucky paper clear?
CYNTHIA
so some one know about replacing silicon atom with phosphorous in semiconductors device?
s. Reply
Yeah, it is a pain to say the least. You basically have to heat the substarte up to around 1000 degrees celcius then pass phosphene gas over top of it, which is explosive and toxic by the way, under very low pressure.
Harper
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s.
how to fabricate graphene ink ?
SUYASH Reply
for screen printed electrodes ?
SUYASH
What is lattice structure?
s. Reply
of graphene you mean?
Ebrahim
or in general
Ebrahim
in general
s.
Graphene has a hexagonal structure
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Sanket Reply
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Cied
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abeetha Reply
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Source:  OpenStax, Mathematics grade 7. OpenStax CNX. Sep 16, 2009 Download for free at http://cnx.org/content/col11075/1.1
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