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 

Age 11 to 16
Challenge Level
Can you decide whether these short statistical statements are always, sometimes or never true?

Stats Statements 

Age 16 to 18
Challenge Level
Are these statistical statements sometimes, always or never true? Or it is impossible to say?

Which List Is Which? 

Age 14 to 16
Challenge Level
Six samples were taken from two distributions but they got muddled up. Can you work out which list is which?

Data Matching 

Age 14 to 18
Challenge Level
Use your skill and judgement to match the sets of random data.