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Interactive video lesson plan for: Interpreting statistics data on MLB salaries, with Stephen A. Smith on StatsCenter (Ep. 7)

Activity overview:

Outspoken sports analyst Stephen A. Smith interprets data plots and graphs, with the fascinating topics of high MLB salaries and stolen bases. He preaches on the concept of outliers (extreme high or low data values) that skew the data left or right, versus symmetric distributions. He goes on to interpret what it means when the mean is significantly higher or lower than the median, and when to use the interquartile range or the standard deviation.

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