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# Testing 3 Hypotheses on Pupils Height and Weight.

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• Essay length: 3829 words
• Submitted: 24/02/2012
GCSE Height and Weight of Pupils and other Mayfield High School investigations

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Statistics Coursework

Introduction

For this project we were given data about an imaginary High School. Data was given for all students and included eye colour, weight, IQ, Exam Results and many other categories. Looking at the data I decided to base my investigation on height and weight. I chose this as there are many different factors I could test. I will be looking to try and find similarities between the data given. I will be using secondary data because I was given the data and I didn't collect it myself. I need to check all the data to see that it is reliable and that it is correct. I will be looking through it all to see that the data matches real life measurements. I will know that the data is incorrect if the average height is above 2.5metres or if the weight is over 70kg. I will do this because it is secondary data. Although there are positives to secondary data which are that you don't have to go round getting all the data so it saves time. I will also look through the data to only find the data that I need for my investigation. I

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