Are these statistical statements sometimes, always or never true? Or it is impossible to say?
This article, for students and teachers, is mainly about probability, the mathematical way of looking at random chance.
How is the length of time between the birth of an animal and the birth of its great great ... great grandparent distributed?
When is an experiment described by the binomial distribution? Why do we need both the condition about independence and the one about constant probability?
Can you create random variables satisfying certain conditions?
Are these scenarios described by the binomial distribution?
When does a pattern start to exhibit structure? Can you crack the code used by the computer?
This article offers an advanced perspective on random variables for the interested reader.
How can you time the reaction timer?
This pilot collection of resources is designed to introduce key statistical ideas and help students to deepen their understanding.