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Unformatted text preview: – In Number of Years - Where, When, Why, and How • Questions to ask yourself – Where did the data come from? – When were the data collected? – How were the data obtained? – Why were the data gathered? Example In 2000 Dr. Linda D. Voss and Dr. Jean Mulligan, researchers at Southampton General Hospital, conducted a study that tried to answer the question: Do short kids get bullied more than everyone else? The researchers measured all the students and classified each student as either “short” or “not short.” Voss and Mulligan also asked each student whether or not the student had ever been bullied. Example • Who Example (cont.) • What 8/19/09 3 Example (cont.) • Where Example (cont.) • When Example (cont.) • Why Example (cont.) • How What’s next? • What do the data look like? • What can the data tell us? • How can we describe data using different graphs? • How can we describe data using different numbers?...
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- Fall '08