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To test my hypothesis, I will use primary data. I will collect information from same houses in Mepton Bridge. I will compare Mepton Bridge to the whole country using secondary data.

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Handling Data Cycle Introduction: This project is about the sizes of families in the area where I live. I am going to investigate how my town, Mepton Bridge, compares with the whole country. People who do town planning need to know about the type of households in an area and use tis kind of information. For example when planning new schools, parks and play areas. Hypothesis 'The average number of children living in each house in Mepton Bridge, is higher than the country average' I think this because Mepton Bridge is a growing town with a lot of new houses and young families. ...read more.

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This might not work very well because the street may not have any Houses. For example one street might be in an industrial estate. I need to have streets in different parts of the town to covert he difference across the town. If I do not get enough houses, or all the streets are in part of Mepton Bridge, I might need to extend my sample by picking some more streets. I will work out the mean, the median, the mode and the range for each street so that I can compare the streets. This will help decide whether my sample is biased in any way, because I want it to be typical of the towns as a whole. ...read more.

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Data Collection I got a table of random numbers from a maths book and chose this line: 10424 59871 52004 07150 29150 29828 32730 94055 I split my list of numbers into threes 104 245 987 152 004 071 502 982 832 730 940 55 I need five streets, so l picked the frist five numbers that were not bigger than 876 because there are 876 streets in the town. I then went down the alphabetical list of streets and picked these streets: 44 Alpha Way 71 Banner Grove 104 Empire Road 152 Hay Road 245 Leyland drive I made a table to record my results and at every house in the street l asked the Question: "How many people under seventeen years old live in this house?" ...read more.

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