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Practical use of statistical methods

- Essay Assignment

Select one of the statistical methods described in these four chapters, and write a one-page essay describing a practical use of the method.

-Internet Research Assignment

Review http://www.gallup.com/ and summarize its discussion of how polls are conducted. You can find the article on How Polls are Conducted here. Other information about their services can be found online Here. Select some controversial topic (e.g., invasion of Iraq, drilling in the Arctic Wildlife Refuge), and find two sites - each of which takes a different position on the question. Critique these sties, particularly the way they construct their questions using the Gallup procedure as a standard. The summary and the critiques should both be part of the same paper.

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