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To find the relationship between certain factors of children from Yr 7-11. These factors include height, weight, gender and age.

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Introduction

Mayfield Statistics Coursework

Title: Mayfield High School Statistics Coursework

Aim: To find the relationship between certain factors of children from Yr 7-11. These factors include height, weight, gender and age.

Hypothesis: I think that as the children grow they will increase in height and weight. Therefore there should be a correlation between the two factors. It is common knowledge that girls grow faster than boys. Also, boys are going to grow heavier than girls because they eat a lot more in general; they will eventually grow taller than the girls too.

Introduction:

Mayfield is a fictitious high school but the data presented is based on a real school. The total number of the students in the school is 1200. 18 factors of information have been collected from the students which means, on a whole there are 21600 datum points. This is obviously too much data to use effectively so I took a sample of 100 from the school.

 Year Sample Size* Calculation 7 25 300/1200 * 100 8 23 270/1200 * 100 9 22 260/1200 * 100 10 16 200/1200 * 100 11 14 170/1200 * 100 100

*N.B. The final values have been rounded up to the nearest 10.

From this information I collected a sample every certain number of people.

Middle

Kay

13

4

March

Female

1.74

49

8

Morgan

Alex

Leyla

13

1

June

Female

1.57

51

8

Stapeley

Jane

13

5

May

Female

1.72

57

9

Bennett

Susan

Elizabeth

14

3

April

Female

1.6

41

9

Branwood

Amy

14

4

March

Female

1.58

50

9

Burns

Emma

Megan

14

3

April

Female

1.50

38

9

Catwell

Laretta

Samantha

13

10

August

Female

1.58

55

9

Derd

Amy

13

11

July

Female

1.5

65

9

Grow

Louise

Leah

14

9

October

Female

1.6

48

9

Hulme

Louise

Katie

14

4

March

Female

1.62

58

9

Johnson

Claire

Nichola

14

1

June

Female

1.6

46

9

Kelsey

Sannita

14

9

October

Female

1.62

46

9

Latimer

Louise

14

0

July

Female

1.57

52

9

Marsh

Sarah-Louise

Liz

14

0

July

Female

1.51

40

9

Mohammed

Kiran

14

1

June

Female

1.58

36

9

Roberts

Sarah

Louise

14

2

May

Female

1.54

45

9

Savage

Louise

Margaret

14

0

July

Female

1.06

74

9

Smith

Sarah

13

11

August

Female

1.59

45

10

Barry

Kayleigh

15

6

January

Female

1.73

51

10

Brandward

Amy

Louise

14

8

October

Female

4.65

53

10

Campbell

Debbie

Lisa

15

9

October

Female

1.55

55

10

Dean

Samantha

Jane

14

11

August

Female

1.70

50

10

Fawn

Attoosa

15

10

September

Female

1.73

45

10

Hall

Faith

15

4

March

Female

1.55

48

10

Kelson

Nina

Leilah

15

10

September

Female

1.80

60

10

Mitchelle

Kiran

15

1

June

Female

1.58

36

10

Slater

Sara

15

11

July

Female

1.60

50

11

Ableson

Anbigale

Angela

16

6

January

Female

1.83

60

11

Briggs

Sarah

Louise

16

8

November

Female

1.63

48

11

Flawn

Elise

16

8

November

Female

1.62

51

11

Hayson

Louise

16

4

March

Female

1.57

48

11

Kerry

Leilah

Nina

16

10

September

Female

1.70

63

11

Wilson

Charlene

Astley

16

9

September

Female

1.65

48

7

Conclusion

ass="c1">Raymond

12

1

June

Male

1.30

35

7

Matthews

David

12

8

November

Male

1.50

56

7

Patel

Sean

Wasim

12

0

July

Male

1.52

47

7

Rider

Andrew

Gareth

12

10

September

Male

1.70

57

7

Spencer

Joshua

12

7

January

Male

1.72

75

7

Victor

Armin

11

11

July

Male

1.73

47

8

Argah

Raza

Ali

12

11

August

Male

1.86

58

8

Bowler

Gerald

13

10

September

Male

1.57

49

8

Dawud

Azhar

13

0

July

Male

1.55

47

8

Drayton

Benjamin

13

4

April

Male

1.55

43

8

Hall

Gary

13

1

June

Male

1.64

42

8

Jones

Ian

Rees

13

8

November

Male

1.72

46

8

Lall

Alex

13

7

December

Male

1.55

68

8

McGrail

Craig

13

1

June

Male

1.38

35

8

Pageson

Phil

John

13

5

February

Male

1.61

54

8

Ridgewell

Paul

Andrew

13

9

October

Male

1.52

37

8

Shane

Christopher

13

5

February

Male

1.54

42

8

Turrip

Abdal

Peter

13

3

April

Male

1.26

44

8

Willson

Anthony

Dean

13

3

April

Male

1.55

45

9

Abejuro

Herman

14

3

April

Male

1.60

60

9

Angle

Kurt

14

4

March

Male

1.52

54

9

Fenton

Aaron

Mark

14

5

March

Male

1.85

55

9

Harris

Tom

14

8

October

Male

1.78

50

9

Parana

William

Gareth

14

2

May

Male

1.74

61

9

Theodopolopodus

Gustafina

14

8

August

Male

1.60

55

9

Weed

Zac

14

5

February

Male

1.80

51

10

Hunt

Gareth

Barry

15

6

January

Male

1.72

62

10

Leech

Alistair

15

10

September

Male

1.65

55

10

Petit

Neil

Martin

15

1

June

Male

1.80

54

10

Roley

Sam

Lee

14

11

August

Male

1.67

44

10

Spavin

Peter

15

1

June

Male

1.63

50

10

Urfon

Homeed

15

8

November

Male

1.62

57

11

Bentley

James

Christopher

16

0

June

Male

1.91

82

11

Chinny

Anthony

Norton

16

6

March

Male

1.62

56

11

Donald

Michael

16

9

November

Male

1.61

47

11

Jaesie

Rispect

16

9

November

Male

1.74

50

11

Marice

Stuart

Glenn

16

6

January

Male

1.71

54

11

Mole

16

8

November

Male

1.64

60

11

Paul

Niel

Martin

16

0

June

Male

1.72

64

11

Shaheen

Molandar

Zahir

16

2

April

Male

1.63

59

11

Spangle

Timothy

16

2

May

Male

1.65

45

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