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In the main study, my main finding was that weight and height were related and that generally, as height increased so did weight and vise versa. However, I looked at whether this varied in the different genders and age groups

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  • Submitted: 18/08/2006
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GCSE Height and Weight of Pupils and other Mayfield High School investigations

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Contents:

1. Introduction

2. Preliminary Study

3. Preliminary Study Findings

4. Main Study

5. Conclusion

Introduction

The Mayfield High School investigation is an investigation which uses secondary data collected from a real school and which is displayed on a database. The following data is the data which is provided on the database.

Year Group

Number of Boys

Number of Girls

Total

7

151

131

282

8

145

125

270

9

118

143

261

10

106

94

200

11

84

86

170

The total number of students on the database is 1183 and with 27 pieces of information for each of them, we have 31,914 datum points all together.

In the investigation I must look at the relationships between different types of information such as hair colour, eye colour, height, weight, favourite colour, number of siblings, favourite sport, favourite music, gender, age, IQ and etc. I have chosen to look at the relationship between the categories of height and weight. However, I will also use

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