• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

I will select at random 30 boys and 30 girls from year 7 to year 11 and make a chart about the students heights and weights.

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

Data Handling Coursework

Introduction

In this coursework I have been given the data about the weight and heights of boys and girls of Mayfield high school. I will select at random 30 boys and 30 girls from year 7 to year 11 and make a chart about the student’s heights and weights.

 My Hypothesis is as follows:

  1. The boys of year 11 are heavier then the girls in year 11.
  1. The boys of year 7 are lighter then the girls in year 7.
  1. The boys of
...read more.

Middle

50

7

Female

1.48

48

7

Female

1.50

52

7

Female

1.46

40

7

Female

1.62

59

7

Female

1.60

70

8

Female

1.54

54

8

Female

1.71

72

8

Female

1.40

79

8

Female

1.56

29

8

Female

1.32

42

8

Female

1.45

32

9

Female

1.64

72

9

Female

1.71

64

9

Female

1.40

40

9

Female

1.98

42

9

Female

1.28

53

9

Female

1.50

36

10

Female

1.64

59

10

Female

1.71

60

10

Female

1.40

72

10

Female

1.98

80

10

Female

1.28

38

10

Female

1.50

53

11

Female

1.87

48

11

Female

1.80

55

11

Female

1.61

98

11

Female

1.59

60

11

Female

1.55

69


Tally chart

Boy’s weights

Weight (kg)

 Tally

Total

20<x<25

0

26<x<30

1

31<x<35

0

...read more.

Conclusion

2

1.51<x<1.55

14

1.56<x<1.60

5

1.61<X<1.65

6

1.71<x<1.75

2

1.76<x<1.80

1

Girl’s Heights

Height (m)

Tally

Total

1.40<x<1.45

13

1.46<x<1.50

5

1.51<x<1.55

4

1.56<x<1.60

5

1.61<x<1.65

2

1.66<x<1.70

1

1.71<x<1.75

Cumulative Frequency

Weight in year 7

Boys weight  

Frequency

Cumulative Frequency

Girls weight

Frequency

Cumulative

Frequency

31<x<40

2

2

31<x<40

0

41<x<50

2

4

41<x<50

2

2

51<x<60

1

5

51<x<60

3

5

61<x<70

0

5

61<x<70

1

6

71<x<80

1

6

71<x<80

6

81<x<90

0

6

81<x<90

6

...read more.

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our GCSE Height and Weight of Pupils and other Mayfield High School investigations section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related GCSE Height and Weight of Pupils and other Mayfield High School investigations essays

  1. I would like to know whether there is a link between ability in Maths ...

    5 7 Male 5 5 8 Female 5 4 7 Female 6 5 9 Female 5 5 7 Female 4 4 7 Male 3 3 7 Male 5 5 8 Female 5 5 8 Female 4 4 9 Female 3 3 9 Male 4 4 7 Female 5 5 9

  2. I will be testing the following hypothesis in my pilot study: ...

    There will be a smaller spread as most of the students would have been through puberty. The spread of the data will start to even out, however, due to research I have found that at the end of puberty boys' body growth tends to increase a lot more than girls.

  1. Data Handling Coursework

    92 > 78.26 therefore 92 is an outlier. Girls: Weight (a) kg Frequency (f) Frequency (f) x weight (a) weight x weight (a2) f x a2 36 2 36 x 2 = 72 1296 2592 38 2 38 x 2 = 76 1444 2888 40 2 40 x 2 =

  2. Height and Weight corralarion in boys and girls

    I then looked to see if there were any tied values in the data and when there were I added the ranks up of the tied values and divided it by the amount of tied data there was, so if there was 3 people that had the same weight of

  1. I will base my investigation on heights and weights. Furthermore, I will be ...

    100 Year 8 boys = 145 x 15 = 21.75 - rounded = 22 100 Year 8 girls = 125 x 15 = 18.75 - rounded = 19 100 Year 9 boys = 118 x 15 = 17.7 - rounded = 18 100 Year 9 girls = 143 x 15

  2. Mayfield High. My hypothesis is year 11 boys taller and weighs more then year ...

    I will use the every third student method. Boys Year 11 Name Height (CM) Weight (KG) James Lawrence Ballson 152 60 Stephan Donald Berk 177 57 Sammi Block 181 72 William John Browne 172 58 Anthony Norton Chinny 162 56 Sam Cullen 155 54 Graham Martyn Dixon 169 55 Colin

  1. mayfield high. Correlation between the heights and weights of boys and girls over ...

    I am going to record my data by putting it into tables one for girls and one for boys. In my tables I will put the names in alphabetical order, starting with the youngest first.

  2. An investigation into the heights and weights of students attending Mayfield High School.

    The reason for choosing the number 15 is because it is one less than a multiple of four; this will therefore make it easier to find quartiles and medians during my investigation. I will also pick three extra pupils from each year group in case any of my original numbers were pupils with incorrect information.

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work