Which country emitted more CO2 per person, UK or Canada?

Grade level: 4th – 6th grades

Skills: Data Analysis(Mean,Median,Mode& Range)

Related environmental issues: Climate change


The table shows how much carbon dioxide was emitted per person in nine countries in 2018.

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  1. What is the range of the numbers?
  2. What is the median of the numbers?
  3. What is the mode of the numbers?
  4. What is the mean of the numbers?

Source: EDGAR, Fossil CO2and GHG emissions of all world countries, 2019 report.


Answer keys

1.13  (17 – 2 = 15)
4.9 (  (8+3+2+4+16+6+17+9+16) ÷ 9 = 9 )


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The objective of Factful Environmental Math Problems is to cultivate our young people’s skills to analyze and evaluate fact-based data for understanding our world, while improving their math skills and critical thinking skills.

With the rise of the Internet and new technology, building skills to analyze and evaluate fact-based data becomes increasingly important for our young people to prepare for this rapidly changing world. These skills minimize their chances of being brainwashed by false information and making uninformed decisions and ultimately help develop their critical thinking skills. (Read more)

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