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# Corrupted Politicians

You can find statistics in every day life - this example explains how to calculate the chance of a member of a committee is receiving a bribe. This resource is from PUMAS - Practical Uses of Math and Science - a collection of brief examples created... (View More)

Keywords: Probability
Audience: High school
Materials Cost: Free per student

# The Mathematical Implications of Lying

This article explores how statistics can be interpreted in different ways to yield different conclusions. It describes the outcome and discussion of two class activities. In the first, the results are interpreted to "show" that taking a group rather... (View More)

Keywords: Probability; Mean; Average
Audience: Middle school
Materials Cost: Free

# Matching Birthdays

This excercise uses "the birthday problem," a well-known probability riddle with a surprising result. It serves as a calculator exercise for students and beginning computer programmers. This resource is from PUMAS - Practical Uses of Math and... (View More)

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