Take It To The Mat

A newsletter addressing the finer points of mathematics instruction

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Topic Level Date of Issue
Appropriate Use of Line GraphsHighMarch 27, 2000
Combinations and Combination FormulasHighMarch 26, 2001
Comparing Data with Double Bar Graphs IMiddleMarch 2004
Comparing Data with Double Bar Graphs IIMiddleApril 2004
Comparing Data with Stacked Bar GraphsMiddleMay 2004
Concept of Mean as a Balance PointHighFebruary 28, 2000
Creating and Interpreting Bar Graphs IElementaryJanuary 2004
Creating and Interpreting Bar Graphs IIElementaryFebruary 2004
Creating and Interpreting BoxplotsHighOctober 2003
Creating and Interpreting Comparative BoxplotsMiddleFebruary 2004
Creating and Interpreting Comparative Boxplots IHighNovember 2003
Creating and Interpreting Comparative Boxplots IIHighDecember 2003
Creating and Interpreting Comparative HistogramsMiddleJanuary 2004
Creating and Interpreting Comparative Line PlotsMiddleOctober 2003
Creating and Interpreting Comparative Stem-and-Leaf PloMiddleNovember 2003
Creating and Interpreting Comparative Stem-and-Leaf PloMiddleDecember 2003
Creating BoxplotsMiddleMay 2003
Creating Circle GraphsElementaryApril 2003
Creating Graphs for Categorical DataMiddleFebruary 2003
Creating Graphs for Continuous Numerical DataMiddleApril 2003
Creating Graphs for Discrete Numerical DataMiddleMarch 2003
Creating HistogramsElementaryApril/May 2004
Creating Line PlotsElementaryOctober 2003
Creating Picture GraphsElementaryFebruary 2003
Creating Stem-and-Leaf PlotsElementaryMarch 2004
Creating Tally Charts and Bar GraphsElementaryJanuary 2003
Effect of Adding a Constant on Center and SpreadHighApril 2005
Effect of Outliers on CenterHighJanuary 2006
Examining Common Mistakes in Bar GraphsElementaryMarch 2003
Fitting â..Eyeballâ. Lines to ScatterplotsHighJanuary 2004
Fitting Lines to DataMiddleApril 29, 2002
Fitting Median-Median Lines to ScatterplotsHighMarch 2004
Foundational ProbabilityElementaryApril 2004
Interpreting Bar and Circle GraphsElementaryMay 2003
Interpreting Line Plots and Creating PictographsElementaryNovember 2003
Interpreting Lines of FitHighFebruary 2004
Interpreting Pictographs and Creating Frequency TablesElementaryDecember 2003
Line Graphs and Interpreting ThemElementaryApril 15, 2002
Locating a Point and Weighted MeansHighNovember 2005
Logarithmic Transformations of DataHighDecember 10, 2001
Making Predictions with Lines of FitHighApril 2004
Meaning of Slope and Intercept in ModelsHighOctober 29, 2001
Modeling Subtraction IIElementaryApril 2005
Normal Distribution ErrorsHighFebruary 25, 2002
Permutations and Permutation FormulasHighJanuary 16, 2001
Probability and OddsMiddleOctober 23, 2000
Types of DataMiddleJanuary 2003