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In this coursework I am going to investigate the relationship between the height and weight of girls and boys in year 11 at Mayfield High School.

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

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Mayfield High School- Statistics Coursework

In this coursework I am going to investigate the relationship between the height and weight of girls and boys in year 11 at Mayfield High School. I will choose a certain number of boys and girls from the data provided and develop my own data to prove or disprove my hypothesis.

I will start by choosing a certain number of boys and girls from the data. There are 170 pupils in year 11, 86 are girls and 84 are boys. I am not going to compare all the girls and boys in year 11 as that would be too many, so I have to work out a suitable number for each gender. I want to test half of each, so I have decided to use every second boy and every second girl from the data. This gives me 43 girls and 42 boys to test. I am aware that there is one more girl than the amount of boys, but by using this method I get a large amount of pupils to test which have been evenly spread out through the data.

Below are two tables, which show the boys and

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