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Mayfield High Statistics - I am going to investigate how your weight affects your lifestyle.

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  • Submitted: 04/09/2003
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AS and A Level Probability & Statistics

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Mayfield High Statistics Coursework

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I am going to investigate how your weight affects your lifestyle. This is my chosen investigation because I think it will be interesting to find out if your weight changes depending on which activities you undertake in your everyday life. I am going to first see if there is a difference in weights of males and females. Then find out if your favourite sport has an effect on your weight or not. Then I am going to find out whether the number of hours you spend watching T.V have an affect on your weight. And finally, I will find out whether the means of transport you use to get to and from school have an affect on your weight. But by looking into only weight, I will not be able to compare years as age affects weight, so instead I will be looking at their BMI (body mass index).

I am going to see whether:

* Your gender has an affect on your BMI

I think that males weigh more then females because they stop growing at a later age the females. Females go through puberty earlier

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