Math Vocabulary

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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
 Author: Eli101s ID: 96820 Card Set: Math Vocabulary Updated: 2011-08-11 22:28:30 Tags: Math vocabulary test Folders: Description: Test 8-12-11 Show Answers: