Instructional Activity# Mean or Median?

Lesson 14. Unit 8. Grade 6 Open Up Resources

Open Up Resources15 min(s)

This Instructional Activity is a part of the Lesson 14, Unit 8, Grade 6 .In the previous activity, students analyzed the effects of unusually high or low values on the mean and median. Here they study distributions (displayed using dot plots and a histogram) for which the mean and median can be the same, close, or far apart, and make conjectures about how the distributions affect the mean and median.