Functional Question Higher (Statistics 1) For the week beginning ….
Assessment Objective - AO3 Developing AO3 skills is a process that depends on giving learners confidence to: · Try different approaches · Make mistakes and rectify them in a constructive environment · Justify decisions and explain consequences · Express ideas and communicate conclusions in a variety of ways and to different audiences. AO3 seeks to assess a learner’s ability to: · Process information · Pose problems and pursue them · Conjecture and investigate within mathematics · Reason concisely · Evaluate and check methods and results · Present solution(s) effectively There is a link to the three strands in Functional Mathematics: · Represent (strategy) · Analyse · Interpret However, not all AO3 questions will be “functional”.
Mean, Mode, Median and Range (Foundation/Higher) Write down five numbers that have a mean of 5 Write down five numbers with a mean of 5 and a range of 6 Write down five numbers with a mean of 5 and a range of 1 What do all the answers have in common? Write down five integers with a mean of 5 and a range of 1 Possible questions · How did you work out your answers? · What information does the range give you? · What can you say about two sets of numbers that have the same mean but different ranges? · Why can you not answer the last question? · Write some related questions like this and try them on others in the group.
AO3 question (Higher) Two Year 11 classes both took the same test. These tables summarise results for the two classes. The class with the better marks will receive a prize. Which class should be given the prize?