### GCSE Maths (9-1) F: Statistics » Higher Statistics

GCSE (9-1) Foundation Mathematics is broken down into six main areas:

• Number (NF)
• Algebra (AF)
• Ratio, proportions, rates of change (RF)
• Geometry and Measures (GF)
• Statistics (SF)
• Probability(PF)

Statistics: F

1. Infer properties of populations or distributions from a sample, whilst knowing the limitations of sampling

2. Interpret and construct:

• tables, charts and diagrams, including frequency tables
• bar charts, pie charts and pictograms for categorical data
• vertical line charts for ungrouped discrete numerical data,
• tables and line graphs for time series data and know their appropriate use

4. Interpret, analyse and compare the distributions of data sets from univariate empirical distributions through:

• appropriate graphical representation involving discrete, continuous and grouped data
• appropriate measures of central tendency (median, mean, mode and modal class) and spread (range, including consideration of outliers)

5. Apply statistics to describe a population

6. Scatter graphs

• use and interpret scatter graphs for two variables
• recognise correlation (positive, negative, no) and know that it does not indicate causation
• draw estimated lines of best fit; make predictions
• interpolate and extrapolate apparent trends whilst knowing the dangers of so doing