Resources tagged with: Collecting data

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There are 7 NRICH Mathematical resources connected to Collecting data, you may find related items under Handling, Processing and Representing Data.

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

Do You Brush Your Teeth Every Day?

Age 14 to 18 Challenge Level:

How can we find out answers to questions like this if people often lie?

A Well-stirred Sample

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

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

A Population Survey

Age 14 to 18 Challenge Level:

A geographical survey: answer the tiny questionnaire and then analyse all the collected responses...

The Surveyor Who Came to Tea

Age 14 to 18

This article discusses how a survey company carries out its surveys and some of the issues involved.

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.

Where Are You Flying?

Age 14 to 18 Challenge Level:

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

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.