# What are some good statistical questions?

## What are some good statistical questions?

Statistics 1000 Survey Questions

- What Statistics course are you taking now? (
- What was your math SAT score? (
- What was your verbal SAT score? (
- How tall are you, to the nearest inch?
- What is your shoe size?
- Circle whether you are MALE or FEMALE.
- What is your mother’s height?
- What is your father’s height?

## What are statistical questions kids?

A statistical question is one that can be answered by collecting data and where there will be variability in that data. This is different from a question that anticipates a deterministic answer. For example, “How many minutes do 6th grade students typically spend on homework each week?” is a statistical question.

**What is statistics explain for kids?**

Statistics is a branch of mathematics. It involves gathering information, summarizing it, and deciding what it means. The numbers that result from this work are also called statistics. They can help to predict such things as the weather and how sports teams will perform.

**What questions can statistics answer?**

A statistical question is a question that can be answered by collecting data that vary. For example, “How old am I?” is not a statistical question, but “How old are the students in my school?” is a statistical question.

### What is a statistical question in math example?

A statistical question is one that can be answered by collecting data and where there will be variability in that data. For example, there will likely be variability in the data collected to answer the question, “How much do the animals at Fancy Farm weigh?” but not to answer, “What color hat is Sara wearing?”.

### What is an example of a statistic?

Generally, a statistic is used to estimate the value of a population parameter. For instance, suppose we selected a random sample of 100 students from a school with 1000 students. The average height of the sampled students would be an example of a statistic. So would the average grade point average.

**What is a statistical question worksheet?**

A statistical question is one that results in varying responses and results (data). ● Must be collected on more than one individual. ● Must be an opportunity for the data to vary.

**What are examples of statistics?**

A statistic is a number that represents a property of the sample. For example, if we consider one math class to be a sample of the population of all math classes, then the average number of points earned by students in that one math class at the end of the term is an example of a statistic.

#### What are some examples of statistics?

#### Is a yes or no question statistical?

In general, a statistical question is one in which the population is specified, variable answers are anticipated, and the question asks for interesting information. Many times, students will write questions which can be answered with only two choices: yes or no.

**What is statistics in simple words?**

Definition of statistics 1 : a branch of mathematics dealing with the collection, analysis, interpretation, and presentation of masses of numerical data. 2 : a collection of quantitative data.

**When should a child ask “why” questions?**

Children are typically able to answer “why” questions by 4 years of age. That’s why preschoolers constantly walk around asking “why? why? why?”. For the record, the author of this site holds no personal responsibility if you implement this protocol and your child starts asking “why” a million times.

## How do you ask “why” questions while reading books?

You can also ask “why” questions while reading books. Read a page and then ask why something happened in the book. You can then move this into a hypothetical question as well. For example, if the character in the book is mad about something, you can say “why is he mad?”. Then, after answering that one, you can ask “why do you get mad?”.

## How do you help a child who can’t answer questions?

Once he can answer all of the questions on the worksheet, start asking him other “why” questions. Ask him “why” questions about anything that comes up and try to help him come to the answer by himself. Give him little clues and hints that will help him along the way.

**How can I teach my child to ask why?**

Now, give him some examples. You can say “If you’re yawning and I say ‘Why are you yawning?’, you can say ‘Because I’m tired’”. Give your child a few more examples of “why” questions and then choose something to play with your child.