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  • Level: GCSE
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"The taller the person, the heavier they should be" - In order to investigate this, I will collect data from the Mayfield high information spreadsheet.

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Introduction

John Halliwell 11t                 Maths Coursework

Plan

Hypothesis – “The taller the person, the heavier they should be”

In order to investigate this, I will collect data from the Mayfield high information spreadsheet. The data that will be collected will be from all of the years (years 7 through to 11). Some of the data might prove unreliable, as this is secondary research.

So far, it is clear to see that the taller the person involved, that the heavier they would be. In order to do this, I will need to prove this by showing that there us a trend in all of the years, from years 7 to 11.

There will also be another point to overcome, that as a person is reaching adolescence, they have growth spurts. Females have

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Middle

1.62

49

13

8

Female

1.40

48

13

8

Female

1.63

45

13

8

Female

1.60

44

13

8

Female

1.55

52

13

8

Female

1.62

80

13

8

Female

1.60

42

13

8

Female

1.42

50

13

8

Female

1.69

61

13

8

Female

1.70

45

13

8

Female

1.72

65

13

8

Female

1.70

43

13

8

Female

1.63

47

13

8

Female

1.54

52

13

8

Female

1.74

49

13

8

Female

1.47

38

13

8

Female

1.57

51

13

8

Female

1.58

40

13

8

Female

1.58

72

13

8

Female

1.69

48

13

8

Female

1.42

29

13

8

Male

1.55

64

12

8

Male

1.50

50

12

8

Male

1.72

46

12

8

Male

1.50

41

13

8

Male

1.65

45

13

8

Male

1.56

59

13

8

Male

1.72

50

13

8

Male

1.55

51

13

8

Male

1.60

44

13

8

Male

1.50

45

13

8

Male

1.83

64

13

8

Male

1.53

45

13

8

Male

1.65

40

13

8

Male

1.75

80

13

8

Male

1.68

51

13

8

Male

1.50

49

13

8

Male

1.54

42

13

8

Male

1.54

52

13

8

Male

1.50

52

13

8

Male

1.34

42

13

8

Male

1.61

54

13

8

Male

1.74

61

13

8

Male

1.25

61

13

8

Male

1.63

42

13

image01.png

This shows no correlation, which shows there is no connection between height and weight.

These are my 2 samples so far. The other three are below. They are from years 9, 10 and 11.

Year Group

Gender

Height (M)

Weight (Kg)

Age (Years)

9

Female

1.6

48

13

9

Female

1.55

66

13

9

Female

1.6

60

13

9

Female

1.58

55

13

9

Female

1.5

65

13

9

Female

1.8

57

13

9

Female

1.71

42

13

9

Female

1.5

65

13

9

Female

1.6

42

13

9

Female

1.59

45

13

9

Female

1.52

48

13

9

Female

1.70

58

13

9

Female

1.52

45

14

9

Female

1.62

52

14

9

Female

1.8

60

14

9

Female

1.55

36

14

9

Female

1.53

65

14

9

Female

1.57

40

14

9

Female

1.49

37

14

9

Female

1.62

49

14

9

Female

1.64

55

14

9

Female

1.58

40

14

9

Female

1.6

41

14

9

Female

1.48

47

14

9

Female

1.63

52

14

9

Female

1.65

49

14

9

Male

1.56

60

14

9

Male

1.51

40

14

9

Male

1.62

49

14

9

Male

1.52

46

14

9

Male

1.32

38

14

9

Male

1.58

51

14

9

Male

1.74

57

14

9

Male

1.60

49

14

9

Male

1.83

57

14

9

Male

1.60

40

14

9

Male

1.69

65

14

9

Male

1.70

55

14

9

Male

1.54

48

14

9

Male

1.81

68

14

9

Male

1.66

46

14

9

Male

1.64

35

14

9

Male

1.65

48

14

9

Male

1.80

70

14

9

Male

2.03

60

14

9

Male

1.68

65

14

9

Male

1.82

75

14

9

Male

1.72

57

14

9

Male

1.63

40

14

9

Male

1.53

50

14

9

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Conclusion

1.75

65

15

10

Male

1.75

45

15

10

Male

1.77

80

15

10

Male

1.65

47

15

10

Male

1.80

59

15

10

Male

1.72

71

15

10

Male

1.65

55

15

10

Male

1.62

72

15

10

Male

1.67

60

15

10

Male

1.50

50

15

10

Male

1.70

59

15

10

Male

1.62

50

15

10

Male

1.73

50

15

10

Male

1.70

55

15

10

Male

1.80

72

15

10

Male

1.75

57

15

10

Male

1.57

49

15

10

Male

1.63

56

15

10

Male

1.61

56

15

10

Male

1.80

63

15

10

Male

1.80

54

15

10

Male

1.57

54

15

10

Male

1.67

60

15

10

Male

1.80

40

15

10

Male

1.57

64

15

This is my year 10 sample.

image03.png

This graph shows no correlation, which shows there is no connection between height and weight.

Year Group

Gender

Height (M)

Weight (Kg)

Age (Years)

11

Female

1.62

56

15

11

Female

1.65

66

15

11

Female

1.70

50

15

11

Female

1.65

59

15

11

Female

1.59

45

15

11

Female

1.52

48

15

11

Female

1.67

48

15

11

Female

1.83

60

16

11

Female

1.67

52

16

11

Female

1.60

54

16

11

Female

1.55

36

16

11

Female

1.63

44

16

11

Female

1.63

44

16

11

Female

1.72

51

16

11

Female

1.68

54

16

11

Female

1.73

64

16

11

Female

1.73

50

16

11

Female

1.63

47

16

11

Female

1.56

50

16

11

Female

1.69

51

16

11

Female

1.63

48

16

11

Female

1.62

54

16

11

Female

1.72

51

16

11

Female

1.65

54

16

11

Female

1.65

42

16

11

Male

1.62

50

16

11

Male

1.67

70

16

11

Male

1.64

60

16

11

Male

1.92

45

16

11

Male

1.97

84

16

11

Male

1.52

38

16

11

Male

1.84

78

16

11

Male

1.62

48

16

11

Male

1.57

49

16

11

Male

1.67

60

16

11

Male

1.72

64

16

11

Male

1.76

62

16

11

Male

1.57

54

16

11

Male

2.06

84

16

11

Male

1.61

42

16

11

Male

1.63

59

16

11

Male

1.65

50

16

11

Male

1.51

38

16

11

Male

1.73

50

16

11

Male

1.52

45

16

11

Male

1.78

37

16

11

Male

1.7

72

16

11

Male

1.65

45

16

11

Male

1.7

54

16

11

Male

1.8

62

16

11

Male

1.84

76

16

This is my year 11 sample.

image04.png

This graph shows no correlation, which shows there is no connection between height and weight.

In conclusion, to none of the data showing correlation when placed on scatter graphs, it is easy to see that there is no link between height and weight.

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