New statistics questions available in Viewing Life Mathematically

The Viewing Life Mathematically software has 57 new questions available in Chapter 8: Statistics.

With multiple iterations for each, these algorithmically generated questions provide 2,765 options for practice and assessment. 

  • 8.1: Collecting Data
  • 8.2: Displaying Data
  • 8.3: Describing and Analyzing Data

Examples range in level of difficulty and mimic real-world data. Several allow students to create their own graphs, and many involve frequency tables, histograms, pie charts, and line graphs.

Consider an example from Lesson 8.2: 

21-B Book Street Books sells about 5,400 books each month. The pie chart displays the most popular book categories, by percentage, each month. Find the number of romance books sold each month. Round your answer to the nearest integer.

View examples of new questions.


How to add these new questions to your assignments:

These questions will automatically be added to assignments if you are using the Hawkes Default Curriculum.

If you have a customized curriculum, add these new questions to Certify assignments in Curriculum or your online WebTests.

To add these questions to a custom Curriculum:

  1. In the Grade Book, select Assignments Tab > Curriculum.
  2. Name the curriculum template and select Save Changes.
  3. Select any Lesson Name in the right column.
  4. New questions will display in the left column without the ‘In Use’ designation. Select the Add button to include questions.

 
To add these questions to a current WebTest:

  1. In the Grade Book, select Assignments Tab > WebTest.
  2. Select the Manage tab, then select the test name and Copy button.
  3. Select the Edit icon to the left of the copy of the Test.
  4. Select a Chapter then Lesson from the left column.
  5. New questions will display in the left column without the ‘In Use’ designation. Select the Add button to include questions.

If you have questions, contact your Training & Support Specialist at
1-800-426-9538 or training@hawkeslearning.com.

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