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A Box and Whisker Plot – The Plot Whisperer

I do not think I taught the lesson well and it is going into the notebook as a topic whose probability of need is an extreme outlier. At least, if someday, at some job, sitting next to a co-worker upping the nerd scale, he can say something like, “but can you show me a Box and Whisper Plot?” And besides that, what if the Hokey-Pokey is what it’s all about?
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What is the Point? Colonoscopies, Pat Downs, Child Neglect and A Savage Wisdom

Many of you know I am a homeschooling mom. I am learning as much as my student. At this stage in my face spackled life, I never imagined contemplating the mathematical properties of a ‘point.’ A point has no dimension. It has no up, no down, no width, no depth, no in front and no behind. It simply, is. So, when I look back over this blog post and consider the point, I have no excuses to make.
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