Making Sense of Statistics

Making sense of statistics

This collection of problems helps Stage 4 and 5 students to explore and make sense of statistics.

Statistical Shorts 

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1
Can you decide whether these short statistical statements are always, sometimes or never true?

Stats Statements 

Stage: 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1
Are these statistical statements sometimes, always or never true? Or it is impossible to say?

Which List Is Which? 

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2
Six samples were taken from two distributions but they got muddled up. Can you work out which list is which?

Data Matching 

Stage: 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1
Use your skill and judgement to match the sets of random data.