It’s a Fird! Can You Compute a Median of Categorical Data?

  • It’s a Fird! Can You Compute a Median of Categorical Data?

    Aisling Leavy, Susan Friel, James Mamer
    Students need time and experience to develop essential understandings when they explore data analysis. In this article, the reader gains insight into confusion that may result as students think about summarizing information about a categorical data set that is attempting to use, in particular, the median. The authors highlight points to consider in helping students unpack these essential understandings.