Lesson Plan: Biased Rectangles? 


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Description:  Students explore one example of how bias affects the mean. This simulation increases students' understanding of the significance of sample size on the calculation of the mean. Exploring this concept allows teachers and students to consider ideas such as:


Technology Type:  Fathom  
Authors:  Carol Hattan Beverly Farahani David Kapolka Marie Lusk David Hernandez Patricia Daniel Cheryl Foox 

Language:  English  
Cost:  Does not require payment for use  
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Courses:  Probability & Statistics  Simulating Experiments, Randomness, Sampling Distributions  
