Against All Odds: Inside Statistics


Season 1, Episode 5 (Standard Deviation)

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How can we compare sales at two franchises in the Wahoo's restaurant chain? Standard deviation helps us quantify the variability in sales.

Season 1, Episode 4 (Boxplots)

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Using the example of hot dog calorie counts, we use boxplots to visualise the five-number summary and make comparisons between different types of frankfurters.

Season 1, Episode 3 (Measures Of Center)

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It's helpful to know the centre of a distribution - which is what the clerical workers in Colorado Springs found out in the 1980s when they campaigned for comparable wages for comparable work.

Season 1, Episode 2 (Histograms)

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Meteorologists use histograms to map when lightning strikes and this visualisation technique helps them understand the data in new ways.

Season 1, Episode 1 (Stemplots)

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Season 1, Episode 1 (Stemplots) of Against All Odds: Inside Statistics was broadcast by ABC3 on Monday 21 August 2017 at 11:23.