This article explores the process of making and testing hypotheses.
Use your skill and judgement to match the sets of random data.
Can you make a set of random data which will fool the computer?
Infographics are a powerful way of communicating statistical information. Can you come up with your own?
Match the cumulative frequency curves with their corresponding box plots.
A random ramble for teachers through some resources that might add a little life to a statistics class.
Six samples were taken from two distributions but they got muddled up. Can you work out which list is which?
Can you decide whether these short statistical statements are always, sometimes or never true?
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.
Is it the fastest swimmer, the fastest runner or the fastest cyclist who wins the Olympic Triathlon?
Charlie has moved between countries and the average income of both has increased. How can this be so?
Is the age of this very old man statistically believable?
In this short problem, can you deduce the likely location of the odd ones out in six sets of random numbers?
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.
Here is the start of a six-part challenge. Can you get to the end and crack the final message?
Design and test a paper helicopter. What is the best design?