#### Transcript of Describing Distributions Numerically - AP Stats - Ch 5

Describing Distributions

Numerically

AP Stats - Chapter 5

What do we want to learn on this journey?

What do we want to learn on this journey to a galaxy far, far away?

We really aren't travelling to a galaxy far far away, I'm just a Star Wars freak.

How do we describe the center of a distribution?

How do we describe the spread of a distribution?

What is the 5-Number Summary?

How do you make a boxplot?

**How can I determine if something is an outlier?**

**May the Force be with you . . .**

What are the "Measures of Center"?

What is the 5-Number Summary?

We need to put our data values in numerical order to find the 5-Number Summary, so here's a short video to show you how to use your calculator to sort values in your lists.

How is the 5-Number Summary used?

The 5-Number Summary can be used to make a boxplot. Mr. Mays loves boxplots. They are probably his favorite type of display.

Here's a video on how to make a boxplot on your calculator. You need to be able to make one by hand and with your calculator.

How do I describe the spread of a distribution?

This video shows you some useful calculator techniques that will help you find the spread and other important summary statistics.

Should I use the mean or the median?

How else can I use a boxplot?

I found my daughter's next Halloween costume.

See you in stats class.

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