Data and Analysis
Why is it important?
In real life situations information is provided in a variety of ways. To interrogate the information enables choices and decisions to be made. Drawing conclusions from data to help make informed choices.
How is this used in real life contexts?
– Understanding statistics and data presented every day in the news on important topics e.g. health,education, politics etc.
– Food labels provide a table of data informing consumers of the content of the food/drink e.g. amount of calories, sugar, fats, protein etc. You can consider this data to help make informed choices about food.