Unit 1: Let’s Get Started. Day 2 Notes Where is this used? Who thought of this? Statistics today…. We see on TV…. 4 out of 5 doctors recommend…. We see on TV…. Obama leads by 3% (+ or – 4 %). Statistics is….
Day 2 Notes
Where is this used? Who thought of this?
4 out of 5 doctors recommend…
Obama leads by 3% (+ or – 4 %)
A way to convert numbers into useful information so that good decisions can be made.
73% of Asian American households in the US own a computer.
Households with children under the age of 18 are more likely to have access to the Internet (62%) than family households with no children (53%).
Hank Aaron hit 755 career home runs.
The average SAT score for incoming freshmen at a local college was 950.
On a recent poll, 67 percent of Americans had a favorable opinion of the President of the United States.
A local politician wants to know the proportion of Warren County residents who support her. She takes a list of registered Democrats and randomly selects 1000 to ask if they support her.
Greenwood’s basketball coach wants to know the average height of boys at Greenwood. He randomly selects 50 boys and records their height.