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Exploring Students’ Understanding of Statistical Mean
Version 1 : Received: 23 April 2020 / Approved: 25 April 2020 / Online: 25 April 2020 (02:50:55 CEST)
How to cite: Amiruzzaman, M. Exploring Students’ Understanding of Statistical Mean. Preprints.org 2020, 2020040455. https://doi.org/10.20944/preprints202004.0455.v1. Amiruzzaman, M. Exploring Students’ Understanding of Statistical Mean. Preprints.org 2020, 2020040455. https://doi.org/10.20944/preprints202004.0455.v1.
This study explores students’ understanding of one measure of central tendency, the mean. A teaching experiment was conducted to understand how sixth-grade students made sense of this concept. Findings suggest that the students know how to solve mathematical problems related to mean using procedural understanding and lack of conceptual understanding.
statistics; mean; weighted mean; average; mathematical thinking
Computer Science and Mathematics, Probability and Statistics
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