# Scientist case study-Ynes Mexia

In this lesson we will investigate Ynes Mexia, who is a botanist known for her vast collection of plant specimen.

Quiz:

# Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

## Question 6

Q1.Select the answer that properly calculates the mean for the following numbers: 12,14,17,12,13,16.

1/6

Q2.What is the correct definition of an anomaly?

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Q3.Identify the anomaly in the following collection of data: 96, 101, 88, 94,138, 99, 91

3/6

Q4.Calculate the mean of the following data, be sure to leave out any anomalies: 23, 24, 95, 23, 26

4/6

Q5.Round the following number to 2 significant figures: 53 687

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Q6.Round the following number to 1 significant figure: 53 687

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Quiz:

# Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

## Question 6

Q1.Select the answer that properly calculates the mean for the following numbers: 12,14,17,12,13,16.

1/6

Q2.What is the correct definition of an anomaly?

2/6

Q3.Identify the anomaly in the following collection of data: 96, 101, 88, 94,138, 99, 91

3/6

Q4.Calculate the mean of the following data, be sure to leave out any anomalies: 23, 24, 95, 23, 26

4/6

Q5.Round the following number to 2 significant figures: 53 687

5/6

Q6.Round the following number to 1 significant figure: 53 687

6/6

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Quiz:

# Scientist Case Study-Ynes Mexia

This quiz will assess your learning Ynes Mexia, the female botanist.

## Question 5

Q1.In what continent did Ynes Mexia collect the largest portion of her plant collection?

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Q2.In what country was Ynes Mexia born in?

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Q3.Botanists study which of the following:

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Q4.What is biodiversity?

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Q5.Ynes Mexia's plant collection has been used to regrow which two types of plants?

Select two (2) boxes

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Quiz:

# Scientist Case Study-Ynes Mexia

This quiz will assess your learning Ynes Mexia, the female botanist.

## Question 5

Q1.In what continent did Ynes Mexia collect the largest portion of her plant collection?

1/5

Q2.In what country was Ynes Mexia born in?

2/5

Q3.Botanists study which of the following:

3/5

Q4.What is biodiversity?

4/5

Q5.Ynes Mexia's plant collection has been used to regrow which two types of plants?

Select two (2) boxes

5/5

# Lesson summary: Scientist case study-Ynes Mexia

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