This Self-Learning Module (SLM) is prepared so that you, our dear learners, can continue your studies and learn while at home. Activities, questions, directions, exercises, and discussions are carefully stated for you to understand each lesson.
Each SLM is composed of different parts. Each part shall guide you step-by-step as you discover and understand the lesson prepared for you.
Pre-tests are provided to measure your prior knowledge on lessons in each SLM. This will tell you if you need to proceed on completing this module or if you need to ask your facilitator or your teacher’s assistance for better understanding of the lesson. At the end of each module, you need to answer the post-test to self-check your learning. Answer keys are provided for each activity and test. We trust that you will be honest in using these.
Please use this module with care. Do not put unnecessary marks on any part of this SLM. Use a separate sheet of paper in answering the exercises and tests. And read the instructions carefully before performing each task.
This module is designed and written with you in mind. It is here to indulge you in understanding measures of position specifically of ungrouped data. The arrangement of the lessons follows the standard sequence of the course. But the pacing in which you read the contents and answer the exercises in this module is dependent on you.
This module is all about measures of position of ungrouped data, and is sub tasked into:
After going through this module, you are expected to:
1. illustrate the following measures of position: quartile, decile, and percentile,
2. calculate a specified measure of position (e.g. 90th percentile) of a set of data;
3. interpret measures of position; and
4. solve problems involving measures of position.