Range of a Herd of Cows

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Describe data using the range.

Range of a Herd of Cows

Explore how the range changes as the numbers in a data set change. Change the number of cows in a herd and how far they travel on a number line.

Putting It All Together

Answer these open ended questions on your own or with others to form deeper math connections.

Open-ended question 1

In your own words, what is the range of a data set?

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Open-ended question 2

How can you calculate the range?

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Open-ended question 3

If the range is zero, what does that tell you about the data set?

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