# Common Core: 6th Grade Math : Find Measures of Center, Variability, and Patterns in Data: CCSS.Math.Content.6.SP.B.5c

## Example Questions

### Example Question #24 : How To Find Mean

Norma made 11 Valentine's Day cards on Saturday, 13 on Sunday, and 9 on Monday? On average how many cards did Norma make each day?

Explanation:

Then, divide by 3:

### Example Question #25 : How To Find Mean

Find the mean of this set of numbers:

Explanation:

Then, divide by 7:

### Example Question #26 : How To Find Mean

Find the mean of this set of numbers:

Explanation:

First add the numbers in the set:

Then, divide by 7:

### Example Question #31 : How To Find Mean

Peter went fishing and caught 5 fish the first hour, 3 fish the second hour, and 4 the last hour. On average, how many fish did Peter catch per hour?

Explanation:

First, add up the three numbers:

Then, divide by 3, because there are three numbers in the data set:

Answer: On average, Peter caught 4 fish per hour.

### Example Question #1 : How To Find Median

Find the median of this set of numbers:

753, 159, 456, 654, 852, 963, 741.

Explanation:

First, order the numbers from least to greatest.

Then, identify the middle number:

### Example Question #101 : Statistics & Probability

Find the median of this set of numbers:

60, 74, 51, 43, 91,62, 65

Explanation:

First, place the numbers in order from least to greatest:

Then, identify the middle number: 62.

### Example Question #2 : How To Find Median

Give the median of the following nine scores:

Explanation:

Arrange the scores from least to greatest.

There are an odd number (nine) of scores, so the median of the scores is the one that falls in the center - namely, 72.

### Example Question #1 : How To Find Median

What is the median of the following set of numbers:

No number is the median for this set of numbers

Explanation:

The median is the number with an equal number of other items both above and below it.  There are 9 total numbers in the list, 4 of them are below 7, and 4 of them are above 7.

### Example Question #1 : How To Find Median

What is the median of the values , , , , ?

Explanation:

The median of a set of values is the value that is in the middle when you rearrange the values from least to greatest. In this set, the values can be rearranged as  and the median is .

### Example Question #1 : How To Find Median

On a math test that the teacher gave her students, the scores were as follows:

What was the median score?