project1_solutions.pdf - project1 2)21 PM World Progress In this project you'll explore data from Gapminder.org(http\/gapminder.org a website dedicated

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9/17/18, 2)21 PMproject1Page 1 of 36World ProgressIn this project, you'll explore data from Gapminder.org(), a website dedicated toproviding a fact-based view of the world and how it has changed. That site includes several datavisualizations and presentations, but also publishes the raw data that we will use in this project to recreateand extend some of their most famous visualizations.The Gapminder website collects data from many sources and compiles them into tables that describe manycountries around the world. All of the data they aggregate are published in the Systema Globalis(). Their goalis "to compile all public statistics; Social, Economic and Environmental; into a comparable total dataset." Alldata sets in this project are copied directly from the Systema Globalis without any changes.This project is dedicated to Hans Rosling()(1948-2017), whochampioned the use of data to understand and prioritize global development challenges.LogisticsDeadline.This project is due at 11:59pm on Friday 9/28. Projects will be accepted up to 2 days (48 hours)late; a project submitted less than 24 hours after the deadline will receive 2/3 credit, a project submittedbetween 24 and 48 hours after the deadline will receive 1/3 credit, and a project submitted 48 hours or moreafter the deadline will receive no credit. It's muchbetter to be early than late, so start working now.Checkpoint.For full credit, you must also complete the first 8 questions and submit them by 11:59pm onFriday 9/21. You will have some lab time to work on these questions, but we recommend that you start theproject before lab and leave time to finish the checkpoint afterward.Partners.You may work with one other partner; your partner must be from your assigned lab section. Onlyone of you is required to submit the project. On okpy.org(), the person who submits shouldalso designate their partner so that both of you receive credit.Rules.Don't share your code with anybody but your partner. You are welcome to discuss questions withother students, but don't share the answers. The experience of solving the problems in this project willprepare you for exams (and life). If someone asks you for the answer, resist! Instead, you can demonstratehow you would solve a similar problem.Support.You are not alone! Come to oce hours, post on Piazza, and talk to your classmates. If you wantto ask about the details of your solution to a problem, make a private Piazza post and the staffwill respond.If you're ever feeling overwhelmed or don't know how to make progress, email your TA or tutor for help. You
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