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Maths Handling Data Coursework: Mayfield High School

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  • Submitted: 01/11/2006
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GCSE Height and Weight of Pupils and other Mayfield High School investigations

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Jonathan Nisner

Maths Handling Data Coursework: Mayfield High School

For this handling statistical data coursework I will be investigating the heights and weights of students of years 7 to 11 in Mayfield High School. I will look for a trend in the heights and weights of the students to see if the taller they are, the more they weigh. My hypothesis is that there is no correlation between height and weight, and my Alternative hypothesis is that there is strong, positive correlation between them. I will then investigate the heights of boys in years 7 and compare them to the girls, and then do the same in year 11. I will then be able to compare these two sets of results. These hypotheses.

I am carrying this investigation out because from my hypothesis I want to know whether students in the older years should be separated from the younger students. In order to carry out this investigation, I will need to collect the heights and weights of all the students in Mayfield High School between and including years 7 to 11. Instead of collecting the data, I can find the information on an exam

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