Pickles - Laughing
This cartoon can be used to introduce a discussion of average with classes of any age. Not only can students discuss why there is a difference in the average number of laughs per day for children and adults, but also they can discuss how the average number of laughs per day might be determined. Perhaps they could carry out some trials themselves at recess, lunch or home.
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