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Data, Statistics, and Probability

Skills needed to score in this band

SKILL 1: Interpret and solve multistep problems involving data displays

SKILL 2: Interpret the effect of changes in data on measures of center

SKILL 3: Solve problems involving probability

 

  1. 1

    Interpret and solve multistep problems involving data displays

    Example
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    Part of the nutrition label on a full box of crackers is shown above. Based on the information given in the label, which of the following must be true?

    Roman numeral 1. A full box contains 140 crackers.
    Roman numeral 2. Fewer than 40 percent of the calories per serving are calories from fat.
    Roman numeral 3. The contents of a full box weigh 80 grams.

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  2. 2

    Interpret the effect of changes in data on measures of center

    Example

    There are 17 numbers in a list. If the 5 smallest of these numbers are decreased by 1 each and the 3 greatest of these numbers are increased by 2 each, which of the following statements must be true?

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  3. 3

    Solve problems involving probability

    Example

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    The table above shows the number of employees at Company X classified according to work shift and salary. If a second-shift employee will be picked at random, what is the probability that the employee’s salary is over Thirty thousand dollars?

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Skills needed to score in the next band

Solve conditional probability problems

Solve geometric probability problems

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