# What can we learn from looking at the numbers in a data set?

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What can we learn from looking at the numbers in a data set?

Looking at the Numbers You will be taking the role of school statisticians to collect and analyze statistical information about the amount of time students in school study for exams and the grades they get. You will be taking the role of school statisticians to collect and analyze statistical information about the amount of time students in school study for exams and the grades they get. Use the data to draw a conclusion about the relationship between the amount of time studying and the grades. Use the data to draw a conclusion about the relationship between the amount of time studying and the grades.

Review Project Expectations You will be collecting data, analyzing data and creating a slideshow about the statistical figures and their meaning, and the relationship between the variables. You will be collecting data, analyzing data and creating a slideshow about the statistical figures and their meaning, and the relationship between the variables. You will the survey methods and how to display the data set. You will explain why you make your choices. You will the survey methods and how to display the data set. You will explain why you make your choices. Review project checklist and self-assess your work as you proceed. Review project checklist and self-assess your work as you proceed. Conferences to check on progress will be held weekly. Conferences to check on progress will be held weekly.

Project Plan In groups, you will discuss and create you project plan with a timeline including: Collecting data: survey method, sample size, survey questions. Collecting data: survey method, sample size, survey questions. Organizing data: forms of display for data set. Organizing data: forms of display for data set. Analyzing data: compute statistical figures and discuss the meaning Analyzing data: compute statistical figures and discuss the meaning

Proceeding Project Choose survey method, decide sample size, and write survey questions Choose survey method, decide sample size, and write survey questions Proceed survey and synthesize the required information Proceed survey and synthesize the required information Organize and analyze data: Organize and analyze data: Using spreadsheet to organize and display data. Using spreadsheet to organize and display data. Using calculator to compute statistical figures. Using calculator to compute statistical figures. Using your math and statistical skills to analyze data. Using your math and statistical skills to analyze data. Create a slideshow: using PowerPoint Presentation to create a slideshow of your finding. Design your presentation by choosing a template, color schemes, and animation schemes that attract your audience. Dont forget the content-include the required information. Create a slideshow: using PowerPoint Presentation to create a slideshow of your finding. Design your presentation by choosing a template, color schemes, and animation schemes that attract your audience. Dont forget the content-include the required information.