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Analysing Data

12.8 Analysing data (EMG7C)

The analysis of data is a continuous process that starts with the gathering of information. Analysis is best described as looking at information carefully and making a decision. After we have calculated the measures of central tendency and spread; and represented our data graphically, we can then comment on whether there are any trends or patterns in the data.

The whole data handling cycle

Exercise 12.7

Design a data collection tool for recording the favourite sport of each of your classmates.

Learner-dependent answer

Record, organise, summarise and represent data on the favourite sport of each of your classmates.

Learner-dependent answer

Analyse the data to determine which sports are the most popular and which are the least popular.

Learner-dependent answer