ERIC Number: EJ541872
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Teaching the Mean Meaningfully.
Uccellini, John C.
Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, v2 n2 p112-15 Nov-Dec 1996
Discusses interpreting the mean for a given set of data in two different ways. The first interpretation relates the mean to an equal distribution of data items, whereas the second interpretation relates the mean to a balancing point of the data. Also presents simple manipulative and graphing activities to provide a deeper understanding of the concepts. (AIM)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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