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Can you make sense of the charts and diagrams that are created and used by sports competitors, trainers and statisticians?

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Nine cross country runners compete in a team competition in which there are three matches. If you were a judge how would you decide who would win?

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Can you make sense of the charts and diagrams that are created and used by sports competitors, trainers and statisticians?

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Baker, Cooper, Jones and Smith are four people whose occupations are teacher, welder, mechanic and programmer, but not necessarily in that order. What is each person’s occupation?

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With access to weather station data, what interesting questions can you investigate?

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

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Choose any three by three square of dates on a calendar page...

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

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How well can you estimate 10 seconds? Investigate with our timing tool.

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Which countries have the most naturally athletic populations?

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Engage in a little mathematical detective work to see if you can spot the fakes.

This article explores the process of making and testing hypotheses.

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This problem offers you two ways to test reactions - use them to investigate your ideas about speeds of reaction.

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Match the cumulative frequency curves with their corresponding box plots.

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Are you at risk of being a victim of crime? How does your perception of that risk compare with the facts and figures?

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Investigate how avalanches occur and how they can be controlled

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Can you deduce which Olympic athletics events are represented by the graphs?

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

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

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Build a mini eco-system, and collect and interpret data on how well the plants grow under different conditions.

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

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

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

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

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Simple models which help us to investigate how epidemics grow and die out.