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Telepathy Maths Investigation

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  • Essay length: 1000 words
  • Submitted: 11/07/2002
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AS and A Level Probability & Statistics

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Telepathy Maths Investigation

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I will take a card from a set of specifically designed cards and will look at it, not letting anyone else see the image on the card. Another person will then state what card they think it is, and I will record whether they are correct or not in their guess.

Each person will try to receive the images of 10 randomly chosen cards, hopefully, a large enough number of tests to determine whether the subject has any telepathic abilities. I have assigned each card with a set of numbers. Random numbers will then be generated on a calculator for each test, to ensure that every card is picked at random, making sure that each event is independent, as the distribution model requires.

The aim of this investigation is to analyse the results of telepathy tests run on a selection of people to determine whether I, as the sender, possess any telepathic powers. These results could be used as a representative sample of other similar people.

The people I am targeting to run these telepathy tests on are young adults aged 16-19, from New College. These people

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