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  • Level: GCSE
  • Subject: Maths
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Mayfield High. I will set about carrying out various test in order to come up with a seeming solution to my prior hypothesis. Hypothesis: Boys are academically better than girls.

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Introduction

Introduction This is a statistical piece of coursework which tries to look at whether or not their exist a relationship amongst certain variables from a fictitious school called Mayfield High. I will set about carrying out various test in order to come up with a seeming solution to my prior hypothesis. Hypothesis: Boys are academically better than girls. Variables: Gender, IQ and KS3 Results namely English, Maths and Science. I will create a new variable which combines all three KS3 results and call it average KS3 results. Methodology: 1. I will first break down the analysis between the population and the sample. 2. I will test them both by looking at Line graphs, scatter graphs, cumulative frequency curves and box plots. 3. The sample will be selected using a stratified random sampling technique. 4. I will clearly state all my limitations before drawing a necessary conclusion. Section 1: Population Analysis Table 1: Boys data from population IQ English Maths Science Average KS2 89 3 3 3 3 103 4 5 4 4.333333333 94 3 3 4 3.333333333 91 4 3 4 3.666666667 116 5 5 5 5 113 4 4 4 4 106 5 4 4 4.333333333 105 4 4 5 4.333333333 101 4 4 4 4 103 4 5 4 4.333333333 116 5 5 5 5 100 4 4 4 4 121 5 5 5 5 102 3 3 3 3 89 3 4 3 3.333333333 119 5 5 5 5 106 4 5 4 4.333333333 88 4 3 3 3.333333333 90 4 3 4 3.666666667 103 5 4 4 4.333333333 80 3 3 3 3 76 2 2 3 2.333333333 106 4 5 5 4.666666667 88 3 3 4 3.333333333 102 5 4 4 4.333333333 84 3 3 3 3 117 5 5 5 5 100 4 4 4 4 103 4 4 4 4 91 2 3 3 2.666666667 110 4 5 5 4.666666667 115 5 5 5 5 98 4 4 4 4 98 4 4 4 4 101 ...read more.

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4.666666667 98 4 4 5 4.333333333 90 4 3 3 3.333333333 107 5 4 5 4.666666667 100 4 4 4 4 92 4 3 3 3.333333333 105 4 4 4 4 116 5 5 5 5 100 4 4 4 4 82 3 3 3 3 100 4 4 4 4 107 4 4 6 4.666666667 97 3 4 4 3.666666667 100 4 4 4 4 96 4 3 4 3.666666667 96 5 5 3 4.333333333 101 4 3 4 3.666666667 93 3 3 4 3.333333333 120 5 5 5 5 100 4 4 4 4 100 4 4 4 4 102 4 4 4 4 100 4 4 4 4 98 4 3 4 3.666666667 100 4 4 4 4 94 4 3 4 3.666666667 94 3 4 4 3.666666667 101 4 4 4 4 106 5 5 4 4.666666667 104 5 5 4 4.666666667 97 4 3 3 3.333333333 98 3 4 4 3.666666667 102 3 4 4 3.666666667 103 4 4 5 4.333333333 103 4 4 4 4 103 5 4 5 4.666666667 99 4 4 4 4 96 4 3 4 3.666666667 117 5 5 5 5 100 4 4 4 4 102 5 4 4 4.333333333 106 4 4 5 4.333333333 107 4 4 5 4.333333333 103 4 4 5 4.333333333 92 3 4 4 3.666666667 105 4 4 4 4 107 4 5 5 4.666666667 92 3 3 3 3 91 3 3 3 3 104 5 5 5 5 91 3 3 3 3 94 4 3 3 3.333333333 100 4 4 4 4 100 4 4 4 4 11 4 4 4 4 90 3 3 3 3 88 4 3 3 3.333333333 92 3 3 3 3 102 5 4 4 4.333333333 100 4 4 4 4 103 4 5 4 4.333333333 101 4 4 4 4 104 5 4 4 4.333333333 113 5 5 5 5 104 4 4 5 4.333333333 109 5 4 4 4.333333333 96 3 4 4 3.666666667 102 5 4 ...read more.

Conclusion

3 3 4 3.333333 108 4 4 4 4 112 3 4 4 3.666667 109 5 5 5 5 100 4 4 4 4 116 6 6 6 6 100 4 4 4 4 78 2 3 2 2.333333 86 2 3 4 3 91 3 3 3 3 107 5 5 5 5 110 4 5 5 4.666667 90 3 3 3 3 102 4 4 4 4 102 4 4 4 4 Table 6: Female sample IQ English Maths Science Average KS2 98 3 3 3 3 108 5 5 5 5 104 4 5 4 4.333333333 103 5 4 4 4.333333333 90 4 4 4 4 97 2 4 4 3.333333333 116 5 5 5 5 94 4 3 3 3.333333333 95 4 4 4 4 102 5 4 4 4.333333333 102 5 4 4 4.333333333 115 5 5 5 5 100 4 4 4 4 99 4 4 4 4 102 4 4 4 4 100 4 4 4 4 126 6 6 6 6 108 6 6 6 6 90 4 3 3 3.333333333 94 4 3 3 3.333333333 104 4 5 5 4.666666667 103 4 4 4 4 116 5 4 5 4.666666667 106 4 5 4 4.333333333 91 4 3 3 3.333333333 76 3 2 3 2.666666667 91 4 3 3 3.333333333 113 5 5 6 5.333333333 105 4 4 5 4.333333333 94 3 3 3 3 101 4 4 4 4 107 5 4 4 4.333333333 100 5 3 4 4 88 4 3 3 3.333333333 90 3 3 3 3 100 4 4 4 4 103 4 4 4 4 110 5 4 5 4.666666667 104 4 5 4 4.333333333 96 4 3 4 3.666666667 116 5 5 5 5 113 5 5 4 4.666666667 117 5 5 5 5 101 4 4 4 4 83 4 2 3 3 106 5 4 5 4.666666667 94 2 4 4 3.333333333 92 4 3 4 3.666666667 101 5 5 5 5 112 5 5 5 5 ...read more.

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