6th grade math Statistics and Graphs

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If I were to do a survey on how many students have pets in my class should I include the zero amount of kids that didn't have pets in my calcualtion?

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Yes.

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ok thanks!

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You're welcome.

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But,wouldn't the average be misleading statistic when so many students have no pets? Another student has just one pet. One kids has alot 30 pets when the others have a little.

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The average sometimes is misleading for that reason. Sometimes, the median is a better statistic to use.

• 6th grade math Statistics and Graphs -

ok makes sense now thank you very much teacher

• 6th grade math Statistics and Graphs -

You're very welcome, Billy.

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