Common Core: 6th Grade Math : Statistics & Probability

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for Common Core: 6th Grade Math

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Example Questions

Example Question #11 : How To Find Mean

Find the average of this set of numbers:

521, 834, 754, 902, 899

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

First, add all the numbers in this set:

Divide, 3910 by the total amount of numbers in the set:

Answer: The average is 782.

Example Question #10 : Find Measures Of Center, Variability, And Patterns In Data: Ccss.Math.Content.6.Sp.B.5c

Find the mean in this set of numbers:

5570, 4886, 5226, 4120, 6561, 4120, 6008

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

First, add all the numbers in this set:

Then, divide that amount by the total number in the set:

 

Answer: The mean is 5213.

Example Question #3 : How To Find Mean

Find the average of this set of numbers:

2521, 2512, 2525, 2552, 2551, 2525, 2517

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

First, add all the numbers in this set:

Then, divide by the amount of numbers in the set:

Answer: The average is

 

 

Example Question #12 : How To Find Mean

In my town, a gallon of milk costs $3.21, $3.39 and $3.51 in three different stores. What is the average price of a gallon of milk in my town?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

First, add all of the prices:

Then divide, that amount by 3 (number of stores in town):

Answer: The average price of a gallon of milk is

Example Question #5 : How To Find Mean

In my town, a gallon of gas costs $3.47, $3.79 and $3.60 in three different stations. What is the average price of a gallon of gas in my town?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

First, add all of the prices:

Then, divide by 3 (total number of stations)

Answer: The average price for a gallon of gas in my town is

Example Question #6 : How To Find Mean

Find the mean in this set of numbers:

3343, 4434, 4334, 3343, 4343, 3434, 3334

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

First, add all the numbers in this set:

Then, divide by 7 (the amount of numbers in this set):

Answer: The mean is 3795

Example Question #7 : How To Find Mean

Find the mean for this set of numbers:

6366, 6336, 6366, 6633, 6333, 6363, 6669

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

First, add all the numbers in the set:

Then, divide by the total amount of numbers in the set:

Answer: The mean is 6438

Example Question #13 : How To Find Mean

Felicia ran three races as a member of the track team. The races were 1000 meters, 2000 meters and 1800 meters, respectively. What was the average distance of the 3 races?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

First, add the lengths of the races:

Then divide by the number of races:

Answer: The average race was 1600 meters.

Example Question #11 : How To Find Mean

Lori walks her dog for 13 minutes on Monday, 6.5 minutes on Wednesday and 10.5 on Friday. On average, how long are Lori's walks with her dog?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

First, add all the lengths of time:

Then, divide by 3 (the amount of days Lori walked her dog):

Answer: 10 minutes

Example Question #82 : Statistics & Probability

Find the average of these amounts:

$34.78, $21. 69, $76.89, $47.88

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

First, add all the amounts:

Then, divide by 4:

Answer: The average is 45.31

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