Students will create box plots to make inferences about the percentages of people who walk to work in cities of different worker sizes (small, medium, and large). Students will use these findings to write a short report.
A graphing calculator, graphing software (e.g., Microsoft Excel), or other graphing technology is optional.
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Students will apply what they know about box plots to analyze census data.
Middle School Math