# Common Core: 6th Grade Math : Find range

## Example Questions

### Example Question #1 : Find Range

Find the range of this set of numbers:

89, 54, 76, 89, 94.

Explanation:

First, order the numbers from least to greatest, then find the difference of the highest number and the lowest number.

Answer: The range of this set of numbers is 40.

### Example Question #131 : Data Analysis

Find the range of this set of numbers:

525, 436, 142, 213, 641.

Explanation:

First, order the numbers from least to greatest. Then, find the difference between the largest and the smallest number.

Answer: The range is

### Example Question #2 : Find Range

What is the range of the set of numbers ?

Explanation:

The range of a set of numbers is the difference between the largest and smallest numbers. In this set,  is the largest number and  is the smallest number. The range, or difference, between these two numbers, is .

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

Find the range of this set of numbers:

Explanation:

First order the numbers in order from least to greatest:

Then, find the difference of the largest and smallest number in the set:

Answer: The range is

### Example Question #5 : Find Range

What is the range of the set of numbers:

Explanation:

The ragne of a set of numbers is the difference between the largest and smallest numbers. In this set,  is the largest number and  is the smallest number. The range, or difference, between these two numbers, is .

### Example Question #6 : Find Range

What is the range of the following data set?

Explanation:

The range of a data set is equal to the difference between the largest and the smallest numbers.

### Example Question #361 : Isee Middle Level (Grades 7 8) Mathematics Achievement

Find the range of this set of numbers:

Explanation:

First order the numbers from least to greatest:

Then subtract the smallest number from the largest number:

### Example Question #1 : Find Range

Given the following set of numbers, find the range.

Explanation:

In order to find the range for a set of data, take the largest number and subtract the smallest number.

In this case, the largest number is  and the smallest number is

Remember that when we subtract a negative, we are actually adding the absolute value of the numbers:

Therefore:

is the same as

### Example Question #9 : Find Range

Find the range of the data set provided:

Explanation:

In order to answer this question correctly, we need to recall the definition of range:

Range: The range of a data set is the difference between the highest value and the lowest value in the set.

In order to find the range, we need to first organize the data from least to greatest to find the lowest and highest values:

Next, we can solve for the difference between the highest value and the lowest value:

The range for this data set is

### Example Question #10 : Find Range

Find the range of the data set provided: