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GCSE Statistics Coursework

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  • Submitted: 13/01/2009
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Statistics GCSE coursework

Kevin Sharp

In my DT lesson our teacher told us to draw a 25cm line and I drew mine too big and the teacher told me to get better at maths. I did not think this would improve my ability to estimate a length of a line so decided to find out. The questions I thought up are:

1) Is there any relationship between estimating a length of a straight line linked to mathematical ability?

Null hypothesis: There is a relationship between them.

Alternative hypothesis: There is no relationship between them.

2) Does the estimation of a non straight line improve after practice?

Null hypothesis: Practice improves the estimation of a non straight line.

Alternative hypothesis: Practice doesn't improve the estimation of a non straight line.

3) Does a 14/15 year olds ability to estimate the length of a straight line fit a normal distribution?

Null hypothesis: A 14/15 year olds ability to estimate a straight line fits normal distribution.

Alternative hypothesis: A 14/15 year olds ability to estimate a straight line doesn't fit normal distribution.

4) Are a 14/15

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