Tables to Compare Data Math Games

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In this series of games, your students will learn that patterns of association can also be seen in bivariate categorical data by displaying frequencies and relative frequencies in a two-way table. The Tables to Compare Data learning objective — based on CCSS and state standards — delivers improved student engagement and academic performance in your classroom, as demonstrated by research. This learning objective directly references 8.SP.A.4 as written in the common core national math standards.

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Concepts Covered

Two-way tables organize data based on two categorical variables. Construct two-way tables summarizing data on two categorical variables collected from the same subjects. Analyze frequencies shown in two-way tables of categorical data to look for the association. Describe the association of categorical variables in the content of the problem.

Add or subtract percentage values from two-way tables to see if corresponding associations are consistent. Compute marginal sums or marginal percentages.

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