# MA.6.DP.1.1

Recognize and formulate a statistical question that would generate numerical data.

### Examples

The question “How many minutes did you spend on mathematics homework last night?” can be used to generate numerical data in one variable.
General Information
Subject Area: Mathematics (B.E.S.T.)
Strand: Data Analysis and Probability
Status: State Board Approved

## Related Courses

This benchmark is part of these courses.
1205010: M/J Grade 6 Mathematics (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))
1205020: M/J Accelerated Mathematics Grade 6 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2020, 2020 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))
1204000: M/J Foundational Skills in Mathematics 6-8 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))
7812015: Access M/J Grade 6 Mathematics (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2018, 2018 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))

## Related Access Points

Alternate version of this benchmark for students with significant cognitive disabilities.
MA.6.DP.1.AP.1: Identify statistical questions from a list that would generate numerical data.

## Related Resources

Vetted resources educators can use to teach the concepts and skills in this benchmark.

## Formative Assessments

Students are asked to determine whether or not questions are statistical and justify their responses.

Type: Formative Assessment

TV Statistics:

Students are asked to write a statistical question and explain why it is statistical.

Type: Formative Assessment

## Perspectives Video: Professional/Enthusiast

Determining Remote Locations with Math:

Ecologist, Rebecca Means, describes the process of determining remote locations in the USA and developing quantitative questions that are appropriate.

Type: Perspectives Video: Professional/Enthusiast

## Text Resource

Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On: Busy Stretch for Large Earthquakes:

This article is intended to support reading in the content area. The text investigates whether the number of large magnitude earthquakes has significantly increased. The article explores the challenge of trying to determine why the amount and intensity of earthquakes can vary across time. The text also briefly explores the recent rise in man-made earthquakes.

Type: Text Resource

## Tutorial

Statistical Questions:

Discover what makes a question a "statistical question."

Type: Tutorial

## MFAS Formative Assessments

Students are asked to determine whether or not questions are statistical and justify their responses.

TV Statistics:

Students are asked to write a statistical question and explain why it is statistical.

## Student Resources

Vetted resources students can use to learn the concepts and skills in this benchmark.

## Tutorial

Statistical Questions:

Discover what makes a question a "statistical question."

Type: Tutorial

## Parent Resources

Vetted resources caregivers can use to help students learn the concepts and skills in this benchmark.