April 22, 2015

Students calculate and interpret conditional relative frequencies from two-way frequency tables.

Students evaluate conditional relative frequencies as an indication of possible association between two variables.

Students explain why association does not imply causation.

Teacher and Student versions of full lesson from engageNY

- Mathematics > General
- Mathematics > Algebra

- Grade 9
- Grade 10

Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.

Reason abstractly and quantitatively.

Model with mathematics.

Use appropriate tools strategically.

Attend to precision.

Look for and make use of structure.

Summarize categorical data for two categories in two-way frequency tables. Interpret relative frequencies in the context of the data (including joint, marginal, and conditional relative frequencies). Recognize possible associations and trends in the data.

Distinguish between correlation and causation.