Unit 8, Lesson 10# Finding and Interpreting the Mean as the Balance Point

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Understand the interpretation of the mean as a "balance point" in both symmetrical (including uniform) and non-symmetrical distributions. Relate the mean of a data set to a dot plot and interpret it in the context of the situation. Let's look at another way to understand the mean of a data set. Learning targets: students can describe what the mean tells us in the context of the data.