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  • Submitted: 28/10/2005
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GCSE Height and Weight of Pupils and other Mayfield High School investigations

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GCSE Mathematics Coursework

Aim

The aim of this investigation is to distinguish if a relationship exists or can be established between the height and weight of students ageing from 12 yrs to 16 yrs in year groups 7 to 11 in a mixed in a boys and girls school. To execute this investigation I have to acquire information from Mayfield School survey, this will provide me with the relevant data which will be interrogated and analysed to investigate the hypothesis.

Prediction

The hypothesis for this investigation, in relation to the aim, is that the taller the person the heavier their body weight for both boys and girls. But that this proportion is different between girls and boys. The ratio of weight to height is lower for girls than for boys. This overall prediction may show anomalies which may contradict the hypothesis.

Method

The method used in this investigation will consist of the following processes.;

1. Firstly I will gather the relevant information from the Mayfield survey and put the data into order for every year group by gender. The summary results are shown in the Table 1

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