# Resources tagged with: Handling data

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

### Statistics - Maths of Real Life

##### Age 14 to 18Challenge Level

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

### A Population Survey

##### Age 14 to 18Challenge Level

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 18Challenge Level

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

### Statistical Shorts

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

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

### Discussing Risk and Reward

##### Age 16 to 18Challenge Level

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 18Challenge Level

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

### Where Are You Flying?

##### Age 14 to 18Challenge Level

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 18Challenge Level

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

### Tree Tops

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

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

### Olympic Triathlon

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

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

### Wipeout

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

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

### Picturing the World

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

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 16Challenge Level

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 16Challenge Level

Match the cumulative frequency curves with their corresponding box plots.

### Secondary Cipher Challenge Part 1

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

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

### Helicopters

##### Age 7 to 16Challenge Level

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

### Nutrition and Cycling

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level

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 18Challenge Level

Is the age of this very old man statistically believable?

### The Wrong Stats

##### Age 16 to 18Challenge Level

Why MUST these statistical statements probably be at least a little bit wrong?

### Searching for Mean(ing)

##### Age 11 to 16Challenge Level

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 16Challenge Level

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