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Thursday 21st May

Hi Year 6!


Today we are going to continue to learn about statistics, but moving onto a different topic. For today and tomorrow, you will learn how to calculate the "mean", or "average" of a set of numbers. Here is a video to introduce the main ideas for you:

Mean average introduction

Still image for this video

Now it's time for you to have a go at calculating the mean yourself. You can do the work in your maths book, using this learning objective:


L.O. to calculate the mean average of a set of data


Here are some tables of data for you to use:

Data for mean calculations

Question 1
Question 2
Question 3
Question 4
Question 5
Question 6
Question 7
Question 8

I will post the answers to the questions as part of tomorrow's lesson.


Good luck, and thanks for doing this lesson.


Mr M