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A Well-stirred Sample

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Typical survey sample sizes are about 1000 people. Why is this?

Statistics - Maths of Real Life

Age 14 to 18 Challenge Level:

This pilot collection of resources is designed to introduce key statistical ideas and help students to deepen their understanding.

Binomial or Not?

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Are these scenarios described by the binomial distribution?

Understanding Hypotheses

Age 14 to 18

This article explores the process of making and testing hypotheses.

What's Your Mean?

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Can you work out the means of these distributions using numerical methods?

Can You Find ... Random Variable Edition

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Can you create random variables satisfying certain conditions?

Binomial Conditions

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

When is an experiment described by the binomial distribution? Why do we need both the condition about independence and the one about constant probability?

Into the Exponential Distribution

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Get into the exponential distribution through an exploration of its pdf.

Random Inequalities

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Can you build a distribution with the maximum theoretical spread?

Data Matching

Age 14 to 18 Challenge Level:

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

Time to Evolve 2

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

How is the length of time between the birth of an animal and the birth of its great great ... great grandparent distributed?

Stats Statements

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Are these statistical statements sometimes, always or never true? Or it is impossible to say?

Aim High

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How do you choose your planting levels to minimise the total loss at harvest time?

What Is a Random Variable, Really?

Age 16 to 18

This article offers an advanced perspective on random variables for the interested reader.

Spinners

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

How do scores on dice and factors of polynomials relate to each other?

Exponential Intersection

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Can the pdfs and cdfs of an exponential distribution intersect?