What's the City Mileage of a Typical American Car? (MSTE)
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|Ed Malczewski; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)|
|Analyze the data and find an average for the mileages of American cars. A problem like this can sometimes involve difficult and time-consuming statistical analyses, but in this lesson you will explore a method of analysis called the bootstrap that will simplify problems such as these. Download an Excel spreadsheet (a tutorial is provided) and work through these sections on the Web: The Mileage Analysis - How To Sample, Developing A Confidence Interval; Helium Footballs - How To Sample From Two Data Sets, Finding Differences Between Means; Do Your Own Analysis.|
|Levels:||High School (9-12)|
|Resource Types:||Lesson Plans and Activities, Internet-Based Projects, Documents/Sketches/Galleries, General Software Miscellaneous|
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