Mean, Median, Mode Name________________________

1. What is the range of the estimated number of Smarties per box in the class?_____
What is the range of the actual number of Smarties per box in the class? _______
Why would you bother to calculate the range of the estimate?_________________ ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

2. The mode of the estimated number of Smarties per box for the class is ________
The mode of the actual number of Smarties per box for the class is _______
I know this because ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

3. The mean of the estimated number of Smarties per box for the class is ________
The mean of the actual number of Smarties per box for the class is _______
I know this because ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

4. The median of the estimated number of Smarties per box for the class is ________
The median of the actual number of Smarties per box for the class is _______
I know this because ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

5. Which of the “averages” is the most suitable when describing a typical box of Smarties? Offer logical reasons for your choice.
________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________

Smarties page 6 SRHD