A weekly challenge concerning statistics and averaging.
A random ramble for teachers through some resources that might add a little life to a statistics class.
Think that a coin toss is 50-50 heads or tails? Read on to appreciate the ever-changing and random nature of the world in which we live.
Why MUST these statistical statements probably be at least a little
Use the computer to model an epidemic. Try out public health policies to control the spread of the epidemic, to minimise the number of sick days and deaths.
Is the regularity shown in this encoded message noise or structure?
Are these statistical statements sometimes, always or never true?
Or it is impossible to say?
In this short problem, can you deduce the likely location of the odd ones out in six sets of random numbers?
What is a random pattern?
This collection of problems helps Stage 4 and 5 students to explore and make sense of statistics.
These problems are designed to help Stage 3, 4 and 5 students to handle data and work with statistics.