Did You Know? Applications of Statistics
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|Ian Gordon; University of Melbourne, Australia|
|Short stories about the application of statistics in different fields: Analysis of Gambling Strategies; Random surgical operations; TV phone-in polls; Was it the orange juice?; Sunlight and skin cancer; Fire-fighters cause damage?!; What was the question again?; German measles and birth defects; What makes surveys precise?; Counting German tanks in WW2; Tall parents have shorter children, on average; Whose turn is it to shuffle?|
|Levels:||Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)|
|Math Topics:||Probability, Statistics|
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