Deciphering the Median Formula Part 1: From the Histogram
Mathematics CoDevelopment Group, APF (2021) Deciphering the Median Formula Part 1: From the Histogram. At Right Angles (9). pp. 3742. ISSN 25821873

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Abstract
At the secondary level, data handling becomes statistics. There is a new graph – the ogive and two quite complicated formulas for computing the median and the mode respectively from grouped data, i.e., data that is organized in class intervals. Textbooks usually do not explain how those formulas work even though the logic can be completely worked out within secondary mathematics content. In this series, we are going to decipher these formulas. We shall also investigate a question related to the mean.
Item Type:  Articles in APF Magazines  

Authors:  Mathematics CoDevelopment Group, APF  
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Uncontrolled Keywords:  Data, Median, Histogram, Developing the formula  
Subjects:  Natural Sciences > Mathematics  
Divisions:  Azim Premji University > University Publications > At Right Angles  
Full Text Status:  Public  
URI:  http://publications.azimpremjiuniversity.edu.in/id/eprint/2627  
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