Pick a number from 1 to 10 ... for SCIENCE!
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|"When asked 'pick a number from 1 to 10,' people tend to pick certain numbers more than others, in particular 7 and 4 over the extremes...." Participate by choosing your own number; see bar graphs and line plots of data submitted thus far according to country of origin, as well as sensitivities revealed by slight variations in wording ("Pick a number...." vs. "Pick a random number....") and user interface (text input vs. slider vs. lists). Through his API, Perkins also provides access to the raw, unprocessed vote data in JSON-formatted batches.|
|Levels:||Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College|
|Resource Types:||Internet-Based Projects, Topic Tools Miscellaneous, Web Interactive/Java|
|Math Topics:||Number Sense/About Numbers, Patterns/Relationships, Data Analysis, Data Sets, Statistics|
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