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Working with the Large Data Sets in A level Mathematics

Ideas for using the Large Data Sets to teach statistics in A level Mathematics

The Integral online resources contain lessons based on the Large Data Sets for the AQA, Edexcel, MEI and OCR specifications. The lessons include PowerPoint presentations, student worksheets, teacher notes and solutions.

Downloading the large data sets

Help videos: using Excel and GeoGebra for statistics

These short videos demonstrate a range of useful techniques for using Excel and GeoGebra for statistics in GCSE and A level Mathematics, including the large data sets. Most of the videos are less than 5 minutes in length. The data sets used in the videos are not related to any exam specification; they have been chosen to illustrate the techniques.

Copying and filtering

These videos use the Car fuel and emissions data set.

Cleaning data, dealing with missing data

These videos use the World bank data set.

Working with charts

These videos use the data set OECD.stat (2017) Municipal waste, generation and treatment April 2017.

Scatter diagrams, trend lines and correlation

These videos use the Car fuel and emissions data set.

Drawing histograms and box plots

These videos use the Rain gauge data set.

Grouping data and working with grouped data

These videos use the Minimum wage data set.

Histograms from grouped data; cumulative frequency / percentage charts

These videos use the Japan census data set.

Random sampling

These videos use the Car fuel and emissions data set.

Probability calculations