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What is Stats?????. APStat Intro 2006-7. How Do You Taste?. Question: How well do our tastebuds really work? Can people perceive the difference between flavors of Skittles candy? Procedure

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## What is Stats?????

APStat Intro 2006-7

### How Do You Taste?

• Question:

• How well do our tastebuds really work? Can people perceive the difference between flavors of Skittles candy?

• Procedure

• Each student will blindly taste ten Skittles candies (one at a time) and will guess which color they are tasting.

### DO IT!!!!!!

• With Partner

• One closes eyes, grabs one Skittle and devours it. Make a guess, write it down.

• Partner will tell you correct color

• X correct/incorrect box on results sheet

• Switch roles

• Repeat 10x

### Our Results

• % Correct Per Person

• Overall % Correct

### Graph it!

• Histogram

• Box and Whisker

### But what does it all mean?

• Probability of guessing color if they all tasted exactly the same: _____

• Is this a significant difference?

• Inference