CCST9002 Tutorial 3
2012-2013
Statistical Graphs Basic Skills
Part 1: Statistical Tables and Graphs
Quick Quiz
1 3. Choose the best answer to each of the following questions.
1. Which of the following is an example of qualitative data?
(a) waist sizes i

Tutorial 4
CCST9002 (2012 2013)
Exercise 4: Putting Statistics to Work
Part 1: Characterizing Data and Measure of Variation
Quick Quiz
1 3.Choose the best answer to each of the following questions.
1. Twenty students take a political science exam. Eigh

episode
Unusual Episode
-1-
FN data
Causes of mortality in British military hospitals
during the Crimean War (1854-56)
The number of deaths from non-battle causes each month greatly
outweighed the corresponding battle-related deaths. Find a way of
represe

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CCST9002 tutorial 3
1
CCST9002 tutorial 3
2
Tutorial 3
Activity: Gapminder
Risk and Uncertainty
Mammogram
Acrylamide in food
Probability living with the odds
GAPMINDER
Exercise 3: Probability
Guidelines of presentation of project titles

CCST9002 Tutorial 2
1
2
Tutorial 2
Activity: How big/small do are they?
Exercise 2: Linear versus Exponential
Graphs and Tables
HOW BIG/SMALL ARE
THEY?
Linear Correlation (task sheet in Lecture 2)
Message(s) in the graphs and tables
Grouping - P

1
Tutorial 4: Putting Statistics to work and
real population growth
Fundamentals of statistics
Can Vitamin C cure colds?
Activity: Should you believe a statistical study?
Real population growth
2
FUNDAMENTALS OF
STATISTICS
Bennett, J. O., & Briggs, W.

CCST9002 Tutorial 1 - Exercise 1
2012 2013
Exercise 1
Part 1: Percentage and Ratio
Quick Quiz
1 3.Choose the best answer to each of the following questions.
1. The population of a town increases from 50,000 to 75,000. What are the absolute
and the rela

CCST 9002 Tutorial 2
2011 2012
Statistical Graphs Basic Skills (Suggested solution)
1. B.
2. C.
3. A.
4.
Makes sense. A relative frequency of 0.3 means 30% of the grades was Bs, which
is reasonable.
5.
Does not make sense. The position of the wedges in

CCST9002 Tutorial 1 - Exercise 2
2012 2013
Exercise 2
Linear versus Exponential
Quick Quiz
1 3.Choose the best answer to each of the following questions.
1. The balance owned on your credit card doubles from $1000 to $2000 in 6 months.
If you balance i

CCST9002 Tutorial 1 Exercise 1
2012 - 2013
Exercise 1 suggested answers [key step]
Part 1: Percentage and Ratio
Note: The explanations may be in words or with the aid of Mathematical representation, e.g.,
algebraic expressions.
1. B.
2. A.
3. B.
4. D

Tutorial 4 exercise 4
(2011-2012)
CCST9002
Putting Statistics to Work Suggested solution [key steps]
Note: The explanations may be in words or with the aid of Mathematical representation, e.g.,
algebraic expressions.
1. A.
2. A.
3. B.
4. B.
5. B.
6.

CCST9002 Tutorial 1 - Exercise 2 Suggested answer
2012 2013
Exercise 2
Linear versus Exponential
Quick Quiz
1. C. Because your money is growing exponentially, it doubles in the first 6 months,
it will double every 6 months.
2. C. The absolute change in

Drug information
George Leung
Pharmacology and
Pharmacy
Pharmacopoeia
Pharmacopeia is a collection of
standards for medicinal substances
and other health care products
British Pharmacopoeia (BP)
Pharmaceutical Codex (PC)
The European Pharmacopoeia (Ph. E

Systemic and Pulmonary Circula3on
Objec3ves
Explain concept of body uids and why we have a
circulatory system
Understand the organiza3on and general structure of
systemic and pulmonary circula3on
Discuss basic p

MARIAN KEMP and DAVID LAKE
CHOOSING and USING
Tables
How do you feel about reading tables? Are you like
headings and row descriptions, usually have foot-
lots of people who skim over tables and think that
notes, may have sub-headings, and nested
reading t

CCST9002
Quantitative Literacy in
Science, Technology and Society
(2016-2017)
Introduction
1
Teachers and tutor
Dr. Ida A. C. Mok (Course coordinator)
Room 405, Runme Shaw Building,
iacmok@hku.hk
Dr. Maurice M. W. Cheng
Room 316, Runme Shaw Building,
mwch

25/9/13
Chinese U master graduate
Jobless even after 200 interviews
Quantitative Literacy in Science,
Technology and Society
Understanding risk and uncertainty
Maurice Cheng
1
2
Apple Daily: 14th Feb., 2011
Session outline
Uncertainties in science?
1. Unc

Lecture 1: Ratios that Give You Surprises
CCST9002
Quantitative Literacy
CCST9002
Quan)ta)ve Literacy in
Science, Technology and Society
mathematical reasoning in
contextualized scenarios
the use/ mis-use of
quantitative information
lim

Lecture 2: Modeling Our World and Visual
Representa8on
CCST9002
Modeling: The return path of Apollo 13
Apollo 13
The seventh manned mission in
t h e A m e r i c a n A p o l l o s p a c e
program.
The craF was launche

CCST9002 2013-14
October 9, 2013
Forecasting the future:
World record time for the mens mile
World record time for the mens mile
The record improved linearly over the first half of the 20th
century, didnt it?
Consider the world record times for the mens m

1
Tutorial 3
Data representation
Activity: Gapminder
Taking chance living with the odds
Activity: Mammography screening
2
GAPMINDER
3
Video: Asias rise: how and when
(2:49 8:34)
http:/www.gapminder.org/videos/hans-rosling-asias-rise-ted-india/
4
Acti

Disease and Die
In this activity, you can explore various growth patterns by simulation with computer or dice.
Simulation
1. Assign each person with a number from 1 to n.
2. Generate a random integer from 1 to n. The person with that
number is infected wi

1
Tutorial 4
Fundamentals of statistics
Statistical Inference
Margin of error and confidence interval
Statistical significance
Hypothesis testing
Activity: Task sheet in Lecture 6
2
FUNDAMENTALS OF
STATISTICS
Bennett, J. O., & Briggs, W. L. (2011).

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Tutorial 2
Linear Vs. Exponential
Data Representation
Revisit basics of data representation
Linear regression
Graphical representation
Tabular representation
Activity: Are the graphs/tables good enough?
Form Project Groups
2
LINEAR VS. EXPONENTI

CCST9002 Quantitative Literacy in Science, Technology and Society
Making inference
Variation and Distribution as the central notions in
quantitative/statistical reasoning
WONG Ka-Lok
October 12, 2016
What does it mean by inference?
Logical inference
Sta

Quantitative Literacy
in Science, Technology and Society
CCST9002
(2016-17)
Taking Chances,
Living with the Odds
October 5, 2016
WONG Ka Lok
Mind Control
You wont bet on a highly improbable
event, will you? Unless
unless you have some sort of mind
cont

Lecture 2: Modeling Our World
and Visual Representation
1
Modeling: The return path of Apollo 13
Apollo 13
The seventh manned mission in
the American Apollo space program.
The craft was launched on April 11,
1970
The lunar landing was aborted
after an oxy

Quantitative Literacy
in Science, Technology and Society
Modeling Epidemics and
Population Dynamics
http:/plus.maths.org/content/Poster
http:/plus.maths.org/content/do-you-know-whats-good-you-maths-infectious-diseases
Explore in this unit
Mathematical Mo