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Unformatted text preview: Statistics 371 Extra Credit Project Pirouette Turns Having participated in the dance team at my high school and danced at a studio for many years, dance has been a major part of my life. I have taken some dance classes since college but am no longer able to do what I could when I was eighteen. As a senior in high school I could complete a double pirouette 100 times with almost 100% accuracy but was curious to see how much (or if) my performance has decreased in the past three years. I determined a successful turn to be two full rotations (720 degrees) on relevé with a secure plié at the beginning and secure landing at the end. I asked my sister to watch me and mark if each turn was a success (meeting all of the above requirements) or a failure (not meeting all of the above requirements). I also considered that 100 pirouettes in succession could result in physical fatigue, dizziness, and/or muscles soreness resulting in a decrease in performance. To combat such effects I completed 20 turns and waited an hour before completing the next set of 20...
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- Fall '11
- Statistics, Prediction interval, point prediction, double pirouette