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Data Analysis: Home Runs in Major League Baseball

Published on 12/12/2006

Activity Overview

This activity provides an opportunity to collect data from the internet, and perform data analysis employing capabilities of the TI-83/84.

Before the Activity

Download the attached activity: Introduction, Teacher Notes, and Student Work-sheet. Review mean, median, histograms and box plots.

During the Activity

Discuss data collection and review expectations for the analysis assignment.

After the Activity

Students present and discuss results and conclusions. Discuss art and science of hypothesis testing and opinion polls.