3

5

Keywords:

independence

probability

spinners

Students decide which arrow on three spinners is most likely to point to white, and explain their reasons.

3

5

Keywords:

independence

probability

spinners

1

2

Keywords:

probability

qualitative probability

This task is about students selecting 'always', 'maybe' or 'never' to describe the probability of a range of probability events happening.

1

4

Keywords:

probability

qualitative probability

This task is about students selecting 'always', 'maybe' or 'never' to describe the probability of a range of events happening.

3

2

Keywords:

probability

qualitative probability

Students answer questions about the probabilities that relate to a map of an island.

5

0

Keywords:

bias

surveys

Students are required to give reasons why the samples used to survey New Zealand school students on their favourite sports, may not be representative of the population.

4

0

Keywords:

combinations

probability

Students calculate the number of different combinations of ties and socks that could be worn.

3

5

Keywords:

probability

qualitative probability

Students choose terms 'impossible', 'even', 'poor', 'good', and 'certain' to describe the chances of landing on selected squares in a board game.

4

1

Keywords:

bias

data collection

sampling

surveys

Students read the description of a number of surveys and explain why the sample is biased.

3

1

Keywords:

graph interpretation

percentages

pie graphs

Students interpret a pie graph by answering questions on how city rates were spent over one year.

4

5

6

Keywords:

graph construction

line graphs

Students compare a data table and a line graph and identify features that are missing or incorrect in the graph.

4

2

Keywords:

fractions

matching

probability

qualitative probability

Students match the descriptions: certain, impossible, good chance, poor chance, even chance to a set of probabilities shown as a fraction.

3

2

Keywords:

probability

qualitative probability

Students predict the likelihood of picking coloured counters out of a box.

5

2

Keywords:

graph interpretation

histograms

line graphs

Students are required to explain the misleading aspects of two graphs found in newspaper articles.

3

2

Keywords:

dot plots

graph interpretation

Students read statements about a dot plot and indicate whether the statements are true or false.

4

3

Keywords:

combinations

tree diagrams

Students work out and count the different meal combinations available as shown in a tree diagram.

3

0

Keywords:

probability

qualitative probability

spinners

Students select answers to show whether the chance of certain events happening is even or not even.

5

2

Keywords:

probability

Students choose the best statement from five options to describe the probability of receiving notes and coins in a board game.

2

2

Keywords:

probability

qualitative probability

spinners

Students select from the words 'certain', 'likely', 'unlikely', and 'impossible' to show the probability of a spinner landing on a defined area.

3

4

Keywords:

probability

Students select answers to show which child has the best chance of selecting their favourite coloured marble from a bag.

4

2

Keywords:

equivalent fractions

probability

Students determine the probability of events related to a grid map.

3

3

Keywords:

graph interpretation

stem-and-leaf graphs

Students read statements about a stem-and-leaf graph and indicate whether the statements are true or false.

3

4

3

Keywords:

graph interpretation

stem-and-leaf graphs

Students show their understanding of stem-and-leaf graphs of ages by classifying questions as true or false.

4

4

Keywords:

probability

This task sees what a students understanding of probability is.

5

0

Keywords:

cycle

graph interpretation

time-series

trend

work samples

Students identify true and false statements, and provide a description of the most important features of a time series graph.

3

3

Keywords:

bar graphs

graph interpretation

Students are asked to study a bar graph of ways to travel to school and write down five things that are wrong with the way the graph is set up.