Math Vocabulary

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Math Vocabulary
2011-08-11 18:28:30
Math vocabulary test

Test 8-12-11
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  1. Census
    Collection of data from every member of a population
  2. Sample
    A selected part of a population
  3. Parameter
    A measured characteristic of a population
  4. Statistic
    A measured charcteristic of a sample
  5. Bar graph
    A graph that uses bars to represent and compare data
  6. Data
    Facts, numbers,or numerical information
  7. Frequency Table
    A table that organizes data into intervals
  8. Histogram
    A graph where data is organized into equal intervals
  9. Mean
    The sum of all values in a data set divided by the number of values
  10. Median
    The middle value in a data set when the values are written in numerical order. If a data set has an even number of values, the median is the mean of the two middle values
  11. Mode
    The value in a data set that occurs most often. A data set can have no mode, one mode, or more than one mode
  12. Range
    The difference of the greatest value and the least value in a data set