# Identify Shape Of Distribution Problems

7 questions

### #1 of 7:Mild

Identify shape of distribution

<p>An ice cream shop asked customers how many times they had visited the shop this year. </p><DotPlot data-props='{ "title":"","xlabel": "Number of Visits per Customer", "ylabel": "", "minScaleValue": 2, "maxScaleValue": 12, "interval": 1, "hashMarksBetweenInterval": 0, "plotItems": [ { "value": 2, "freq": 7 }, { "value": 3, "freq": 9 }, { "value": 4, "freq": 10 }, { "value": 5, "freq": 6 }, { "value": 6, "freq": 2 }, { "value": 7, "freq": 1 }, { "value": 8, "freq": 0 }, { "value": 9, "freq": 1 }, { "value": 10, "freq": 0 } ,{ "value": 11, "freq": 0 },{ "value": 12, "freq": 1 } ]}'></DotPlot><selectivedisplay data-props='{"show_in_create":true, "show_in_problem_qa": true}'><p>Which of these best describes the shape of the distribution?</p> <div> <ul> <li>Roughly Symmetric</li> <li>Skewed Left </li> <li> Skewed Right</li> </ul> </div></selectivedisplay>

### #2 of 7:Mild

Identify shape of distribution

<p>A farmer who sells fresh eggs at the farmers' market asked customers how many eggs their family uses in a week.</p><DotPlot data-props='{ "title":"","xlabel": "Number of Eggs Used per Week", "ylabel": "", "minScaleValue": 6, "maxScaleValue": 16, "interval": 1, "hashMarksBetweenInterval": 0, "plotItems": [ { "value": 6, "freq": 2 }, { "value": 7, "freq": 1 }, { "value": 8, "freq": 4 }, { "value": 9, "freq": 2 }, { "value": 10, "freq": 5 }, { "value": 11, "freq": 7 }, { "value": 12, "freq": 8 }, { "value": 13, "freq": 9 }, { "value": 14, "freq": 8 } , { "value": 15, "freq": 5 }, { "value": 16, "freq": 7 } ]}'></DotPlot><selectivedisplay data-props='{"show_in_create":true, "show_in_problem_qa": true}'><p>Which of these best describes the shape of the distribution?</p> <div> <ul> <li>Roughly Symmetric</li> <li>Skewed Left </li> <li> Skewed Right</li> </ul> </div></selectivedisplay>

### #3 of 7:Mild

Identify shape of distribution

<p>Ms. Grandly allows a quick game of "20 Questions" at the end of each class period. She records the number of questions it takes the class to guess correctly.</p><Histogram data-props='{ "min_scale_value": 1, "max_scale_value": 20, "interval": 4, "max_frequency": 10, "gutter": 10, "bar_size": 50, "discrete": true, "title": "20 Questions", "x_label": "Number of Questions Needed", "y_label": "Number of Games", "bar_items": [ { "from": 1, "to": 4, "frequency": 2 }, { "from": 5, "to": 8, "frequency": 5 }, { "from": 9, "to": 12, "frequency": 7 }, { "from": 13, "to": 16, "frequency": 6}, { "from": 17, "to": 20, "frequency": 1, "highlight": false } ] }'></Histogram> <selectivedisplay data-props='{"show_in_create":true, "show_in_problem_qa": true}'><p>Which of these best describes the shape of the distribution?</p> <div> <ul> <li>Roughly Symmetric</li> <li>Skewed Left </li> <li> Skewed Right</li> </ul> </div></selectivedisplay>

### #4 of 7:Mild

Identify shape of distribution

<p>A survey for the school newspaper asked students the maximum amount of time they would travel to see a concert by their favorite musician.</p><Histogram data-props='{ "min_scale_value": 1, "max_scale_value": 105, "interval": 15, "max_frequency": 10, "gutter": 10, "bar_size": 50, "discrete": true, "title": "Maximum Travel Time to a Concert", "x_label": "Time (minutes)", "y_label": "Number of Students", "bar_items": [ { "from": 1, "to": 14, "frequency": 0 }, { "from": 15, "to": 29, "frequency": 2 }, { "from": 30, "to": 44, "frequency": 3 }, { "from": 45, "to": 59, "frequency": 6}, { "from": 60, "to": 74, "frequency": 8},{ "from": 75, "to": 89, "frequency": 9},{ "from": 90, "to": 105, "frequency": 10, "highlight": false } ] }'></Histogram> <selectivedisplay data-props='{"show_in_create":true, "show_in_problem_qa": true}'><p>Which of these best describes the shape of the distribution?</p> <div> <ul> <li>Roughly Symmetric</li> <li>Skewed Left </li> <li> Skewed Right</li> </ul> </div></selectivedisplay>

### #5 of 7:Mild

Identify shape of distribution

<p>Members of the swim team recorded how long they could hold their breath.</p><Histogram data-props='{ "min_scale_value": 1, "max_scale_value": 60, "interval": 10, "max_frequency": 10, "gutter": 10, "bar_size": 50, "discrete": true, "title": "Hold Your Breath", "x_label": "Time (seconds)", "y_label": "Number of Swimmers", "bar_items": [ { "from": 1, "to": 10, "frequency": 0 }, { "from": 11, "to": 20, "frequency": 1 }, { "from": 21, "to": 30, "frequency": 3 }, { "from": 31, "to": 40, "frequency": 5}, { "from": 41, "to": 50, "frequency": 7}, { "from": 51, "to": 60, "frequency": 8,"highlight": false } ] }'></Histogram> <selectivedisplay data-props='{"show_in_create":true, "show_in_problem_qa": true}'><p>Which of these best describes the shape of the distribution?</p> <div> <ul> <li>Roughly Symmetric</li> <li>Skewed Left </li> <li> Skewed Right</li> </ul> </div></selectivedisplay>

### #6 of 7:Medium

Identify shape of distribution

<p>The Shake Shack kept track of the number of a new milkshake flavor, chocolate mint, they sold each day for several weeks.</p><boxplot data-props='{"plots":[{"min":{"value":2},"max":{"value":9},"q1":{"value":5,"highlight":false,"showPlot":false},"q2":{"value":7},"q3":{"value":8,"highlight":false,"showPlot":false}}],"minScaleValue":0,"maxScaleValue":10,"interval":1,"hashMarksBetweenInterval":0,"title":"","xlabel":"Number of Milkshakes Sold per Day"}'/></BoxPlot><selectivedisplay data-props='{"show_in_create":true, "show_in_problem_qa": true}'><p>Which of these best describes the shape of the distribution?</p><ul><li>Roughly Symmetric</li><li>Not Symmetric</li></ul></selectivedisplay>

### #7 of 7:Medium

Identify shape of distribution

<p>A city measures the height of the trees in a neighborhood.</p><boxplot data-props='{"plots":[{"min":{"value":14},"max":{"value":32},"q1":{"value":16,"highlight":false,"showPlot":false},"q2":{"value":20},"q3":{"value":30,"highlight":false,"showPlot":false}}],"minScaleValue":14,"maxScaleValue":34,"interval":2,"hashMarksBetweenInterval":0,"title":"","xlabel":"Tree Heights (feet)"}'/></BoxPlot><selectivedisplay data-props='{"show_in_create":true, "show_in_problem_qa": true}'><p>Which of these best describes the shape of the distribution?</p><ul><li>Roughly Symmetric</li><li>Not Symmetric</li></ul></selectivedisplay>

Identify the shape of distribution practice problems can be a valuable resource for grade 6 students for understanding the concept of distribution shape. These problems typically provide students with a set of data points and prompt them to identify the shape of the distribution based on its characteristics.

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