> > I am in the process of planning out my first year of teaching AP Stat. > I have encountered the top[ic of "Control Charts" on several of the > sample course outlines and in several books. However, I cannot find > any reference to these in the AP Topics from the Acorn book. > > Does anyone have a feel as to how important this will be to include?
I don't think it will be on the exam. I have a friend in industry who would like to base an entire intro. stats. course on quality control ideas. I think one could do that, but one need not do that either. It's an important topic that has important and timely applications and can be used to get across some basic ideas, but I see it as one of many ways to acccomplish the goals of AP stats.
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