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Content description VCMSP236

Mathematics / Level 6 / Statistics and Probability / Data representation and interpretation
Content description
Interpret secondary data presented in digital media and elsewhere
Elaborations
  1. investigating data representations in the media and discussing what they illustrate and the messages the people who created them might want to convey
  2. identifying potentially misleading data representations in the media, such as graphs with broken axes or non-linear scales, graphics not drawn to scale, data not related to the population about which the claims are made, and pie charts in which the whole pie does not represent the entire population about which the claims are made
Code
VCMSP236
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