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Statistical literacy in action


Watson, J, Statistical literacy in action, Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom, 20, (4) pp. 26-30. ISSN 1326-0286 (2015) [Professional, Refereed Article]

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Using statistical literacy skills to determine appropriate scales to be used on graphs is an essential part of numeracy. Using several meaningful contexts, this article explains very clearly when it is appropriate and inappropriate to begin the scale of a graph at zero.

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Item Type:Professional, Refereed Article
Keywords:Statistical literacy, graphs
Research Division:Education
Research Group:Curriculum and pedagogy
Research Field:Mathematics and numeracy curriculum and pedagogy
Objective Division:Education and Training
Objective Group:Teaching and curriculum
Objective Field:Teaching and curriculum not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Watson, J (Professor Jane Watson)
ID Code:105746
Year Published:2015
Deposited By:Faculty of Education
Deposited On:2016-01-13
Last Modified:2016-01-15
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