Take notes and complete the activity below.
1. How is data in a Stem & Leaf Plot organized?
2.What information can you determine from a stem & Leaf? (Example: mean, median, mode, range, minimum or maximum)
Overview of Stem & Leaf Plots (CK-12)
Assignment (in you Math Notebook)
The “Add It Up Ice Cream Stand” has had an excellent summer. Mr. Harris told all of his employees that he is thrilled with the number of ice cream cones that were sold each day. The last week of August was the most successful week of sales. Here are the counts that Mr. Harris collected on each day during this last week of August.
Mon – 78
Tues – 86
Wed – 52
Thurs – 67
Fri – 70
Sat – 75
Sun – 78
Julie wants to design a beautiful chart to give to Mr. Harris as a gift to show the best sales for the week.
“Why don’t you put those in a stem-and-leaf plot,” Jose suggests when Julie tells him the idea.
“Good idea,” Julie says and she gets to work.
Now it is your turn. You are going to make a stem-and-leaf plot to show Mr. Harris’ ice cream sales for his best week ever.
The title of the stem-and-leaf plot is “THE BEST WEEK EVER.”
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