# Range in Math Video for Kids

Range in Math

Range in Math can be defined as the difference between the lowest and highest numbers in a given data set.

For example, there is a group of five students in your class and they are having a race. If you are asked to find the difference between the slowest and fastest times then you would require finding the range of time durations of all five students.

There are a few steps that can be used to find the range in math.

• The very first step is to identify the given data set.
• Now arrange the list of numbers in order from lowest to highest.
• Arranging the data values like this makes it much easier to find the lowest and highest numbers.
• While finding the range we don’t use the numbers that are in between.
• The range can be calculated by subtracting the lowest number from the highest number.
• The difference is the range of the data set.

Quick Facts: –

• Range in math can also mean all the output values of a particular function.
• The rule of thumb says that the range is about four times the standard deviation. It is another measure of spread.
• The range can tell you how spread apart a group of data values are.

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