Analyzing the Olympics: Figure Skating

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Use the 2022 Winter Olympics to boost student engagement in your statistics course! The right example could spark your students’ interest in the material–something that is especially important after the last couple years. Check out the following example from The Basic Practice of Statistics, 9e to see how ‘randomness’ turned silver to bronze in 2006.


The Basic Practice of Statistics, 9e uses examples and exercises from a wide variety of topic areas that use current, real data to provide students insight into how and why statistics are used to make decisions in the real world. 

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