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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