Statistics Teachers' Day 2007

Margin of Error

Anne Blundell and Marina McFarland, Auckland Girls' Grammar School

A discussion of the theory and implications behind the media coined term 'margin of error' and what its statistical foundations are. The workshop will be a PowerPoint presentation in combination with worksheets that can then be used directly with your year 12/13 students when discussing sampling or confidence intervals.

Curriculum Level: 7 - 8


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