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Broad Topics > Handling, Processing and Representing Data > Handling data

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Understanding Hypotheses

Stage: 3, 4 and 5

This article explores the process of making and testing hypotheses.

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Very Old Man

Stage: 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Is the age of this very old man statistically believable?

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Perception Versus Reality

Stage: 4 and 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Infographics are a powerful way of communicating statistical information. Can you come up with your own?

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Cricket Ratings

Stage: 4

Like all sports rankings, the cricket ratings involve some maths. In this case, they use a mathematical technique known as exponential weighting. For those who want to know more, read on.

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Olympic Triathlon

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Is it the fastest swimmer, the fastest runner or the fastest cyclist who wins the Olympic Triathlon?

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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?

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Coin Toss Checker

Stage: 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Can you make a set of random data which will fool the computer?

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A Random Rambling Rant

Stage: 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

A random ramble for teachers through some resources that might add a little life to a statistics class.

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Box Plot Match

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Match the cumulative frequency curves with their corresponding box plots.

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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?

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Odd One Out

Stage: 5 Short Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

In this short problem, can you deduce the likely location of the odd ones out in six sets of random numbers?

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Secondary Cipher Challenge Part 1

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Here is the start of a six-part challenge. Can you get to the end and crack the final message?

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Data Matching

Stage: 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Use your skill and judgement to match the sets of random data.

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For Richer for Poorer

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Charlie has moved between countries and the average income of both has increased. How can this be so?

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Helicopters

Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Design and test a paper helicopter. What is the best design?

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History of Morse

Stage: 2, 3, 4 and 5

This short article gives an outline of the origins of Morse code and its inventor and how the frequency of letters is reflected in the code they were given.