National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2012 Regional Conference and Exposition: Hartford, Connecticut

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187- Teaching Statistics: Analyzing Voting Data from Dancing with the Stars

Friday, October 26, 2012: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Exhibit Hall A Room 1 (Convention Center)
Lead Speaker:
Jason Gershman

The popular TV show Dancing with the Stars uses a scoring system with some intriguing statistical aspects. Participants will engage in an interactive session and see the mathematical structure behind the voting and how they can use it to demonstrate descriptive statistics, the binomial, the multinomial, and nonparametrics in their classes.

Presentation Format: 9-12 Gallery Workshop
Grade Band Audience: 9 to 12

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