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

Statistics - Maths of Real Life

Age 14 to 18
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This pilot collection of resources is designed to introduce key statistical ideas and help students to deepen their understanding.

Understanding Hypotheses

Age 14 to 18

This article explores the process of making and testing hypotheses.

A Population Survey

Age 14 to 18
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A geographical survey: answer the tiny questionnaire and then analyse all the collected responses...

History of Morse

Age 7 to 18

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.

Data Matching

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

Statistical Shorts

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

Discussing Risk and Reward

Age 16 to 18
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10 starting points for risk vs reward

A Random Rambling Rant

Age 5 to 18

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

Perception Versus Reality

Age 14 to 18
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Infographics are a powerful way of communicating statistical information. Can you come up with your own?

Where Are You Flying?

Age 14 to 18
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Where do people fly to from London? What is good and bad about these representations?

Challenging Data Tasks: the Making of "where Are You Flying?"

Age 16 to 18

How was the data for this problem compiled? A guided tour through the process.

One Variable, Two Variable, Three Variable, More

Age 14 to 18
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Displaying one-variable and two-variable data can be straightforward; what about three or more?

Tree Tops

Age 14 to 16
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Can you make sense of information about trees in order to maximise the profits of a forestry company?

Olympic Triathlon

Age 14 to 16
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Is it the fastest swimmer, the fastest runner or the fastest cyclist who wins the Olympic Triathlon?

Wipeout

Age 11 to 16
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Can you do a little mathematical detective work to figure out which number has been wiped out?

Picturing the World

Age 14 to 16
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How can we make sense of national and global statistics involving very large numbers?

Cricket Ratings

Age 14 to 16

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.

Which List Is Which?

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

Box Plot Match

Age 14 to 16
Challenge Level

Match the cumulative frequency curves with their corresponding box plots.

Secondary Cipher Challenge Part 1

Age 11 to 16
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Here is the start of a six-part challenge. Can you get to the end and crack the final message?

Helicopters

Age 7 to 16
Challenge Level

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

Nutrition and Cycling

Age 14 to 16
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Andy wants to cycle from Land's End to John o'Groats. Will he be able to eat enough to keep him going?

Very Old Man

Age 16 to 18
Challenge Level

Is the age of this very old man statistically believable?

The Wrong Stats

Age 16 to 18
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Why MUST these statistical statements probably be at least a little bit wrong?

Searching for Mean(ing)

Age 11 to 16
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If you have a large supply of 3kg and 8kg weights, how many of each would you need for the average (mean) of the weights to be 6kg?

For Richer for Poorer

Age 14 to 16
Challenge Level

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