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I am investigating to find a relationship between ks2 results and IQ in children and to determine whether there is a significant difference between boys and girl's ks2 results and IQ.

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  • Submitted: 26/01/2004
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GCSE IQ Correlation

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The Data Handling Project

Introduction

I am investigating to find a relationship between ks2 results and IQ in children and to determine whether there is a significant difference between boys and girl's ks2 results and IQ.

My hypothesis is that there is a relationship between IQ and ks2 results, this means that is if a person's ks2 result is high their IQ should also be high.

My second hypothesis is that there is a difference between boys and girls intelligence.

I intend to do this by comparing them in stem and leaf diagrams, box and whisker diagrams and scatter diagrams. By doing this it will help me support my hypothesis.

I will investigate this theory by taking a sample from the Mayfield High School database. I have chosen this source because it will save me the time going to get the data. This means that the data is secondary so it could be biased so I will discard any information I believe to be unreliable because if the data is strongly biased and out off the correlation of the rest of my data it will affect

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