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Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 10, Scatterplots
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directed by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999; presented by Pardis Sabeti, 1975-; produced by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999, Chedd-Angier Production Company, Inc., in Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 10 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2014), 9 mins

Plotting annual numbers of Florida powerboat registrations and manatee killings suggests an uncomfortable relationship for the marine mammals.

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The new Against All Odds is intended as a one-year introduction to statistics. Made up of vivid real-world examples, our goal is to present statistics...

directed by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999; presented by Pardis Sabeti, 1975-; produced by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999, Chedd-Angier Production Company, Inc., in Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 10 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2014), 9 mins
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Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 15, Designing Experiments
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directed by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999; presented by Pardis Sabeti, 1975-; produced by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999, Chedd-Angier Production Company, Inc., in Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 15 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2014), 11 mins

We move beyond observational studies - like one of marine life in the remote Line Islands - to designing experiments that manipulate various subject groups - as in the case of a medical study about osteoarthritis treatments.

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The new Against All Odds is intended as a one-year introduction to st...

directed by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999; presented by Pardis Sabeti, 1975-; produced by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999, Chedd-Angier Production Company, Inc., in Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 15 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2014), 11 mins
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Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 16, Census and Sampling
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directed by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999; presented by Pardis Sabeti, 1975-; produced by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999, Chedd-Angier Production Company, Inc., in Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 16 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2014), 9 mins

The U.S. counts every resident every ten years - or at least tries to. Statisticians use sampling from a population as an alternative to a complete count, as utilized at a potato chip factory.

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The new Against All Odds is intended as a one-year introduction to statistics. Made up of vivid real-...

directed by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999; presented by Pardis Sabeti, 1975-; produced by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999, Chedd-Angier Production Company, Inc., in Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 16 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2014), 9 mins
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Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 21, Binomial Distributions
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directed by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999; presented by Pardis Sabeti, 1975-; produced by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999, Chedd-Angier Production Company, Inc., in Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 21 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2014), 11 mins

Sickle cell disease is an example of binomial distribution in families with two parents who are carriers for this genetic trait.

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The new Against All Odds is intended as a one-year introduction to statistics. Made up of vivid real-world examples, our goal is to present statistics in the context...

directed by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999; presented by Pardis Sabeti, 1975-; produced by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999, Chedd-Angier Production Company, Inc., in Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 21 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2014), 11 mins
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Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 24, Confidence Intervals
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directed by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999; presented by Pardis Sabeti, 1975-; produced by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999, Chedd-Angier Production Company, Inc., in Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 24 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2014), 10 mins

A battery manufacturer tests just a sample of its product to verify its claims about battery life. A margin of error and a confidence level help quantify its accuracy.

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The new Against All Odds is intended as a one-year introduction to statistics. Made up of vivid real-world examples, our goal...

directed by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999; presented by Pardis Sabeti, 1975-; produced by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999, Chedd-Angier Production Company, Inc., in Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 24 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2014), 10 mins
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Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 25, Tests of Significance
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directed by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999; presented by Pardis Sabeti, 1975-; produced by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999, Chedd-Angier Production Company, Inc., in Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 25 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2014), 16 mins

Is a newly-discovered poem really written by William Shakespeare? Using statistical analysis of his known word use, researchers set up null and alternative hypotheses to investigate.

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The new Against All Odds is intended as a one-year introduction to statistics. Made up of vivid real-world exam...

directed by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999; presented by Pardis Sabeti, 1975-; produced by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999, Chedd-Angier Production Company, Inc., in Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 25 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2014), 16 mins
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Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 31, One-Way ANOVA
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directed by Graham Chedd, fl. 1973; presented by Pardis Sabeti, 1975-; produced by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999 and Graham Chedd, fl. 1973, Chedd-Angier Production Company, Inc., in Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 31 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2014), 12 mins

Does holding a heavier clipboard make you estimate that a jar of coins has more money in it than if you’re holding a lighter clipboard? Psychologists use One-Way ANOVA to analyze the data from this experiment.

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The new Against All Odds is intended as a one-year introduction to statistics. Made...

directed by Graham Chedd, fl. 1973; presented by Pardis Sabeti, 1975-; produced by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999 and Graham Chedd, fl. 1973, Chedd-Angier Production Company, Inc., in Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 31 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2014), 12 mins
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Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 3, Histograms
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directed by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999; presented by Pardis Sabeti, 1975-; produced by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999, Chedd-Angier Production Company, Inc., in Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 3 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2014), 9 mins

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

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The new Against All Odds is intended as a one-year introduction to statistics. Made up of vivid real-world examples, our goal is to present statistics in the...

directed by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999; presented by Pardis Sabeti, 1975-; produced by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999, Chedd-Angier Production Company, Inc., in Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 3 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2014), 9 mins
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Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 11, Fitting Lines to Data
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directed by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999; presented by Pardis Sabeti, 1975-; produced by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999, Chedd-Angier Production Company, Inc., in Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 11 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2014), 10 mins

Winter snowpack in the Colorado Rockies can predict spring water supply. Plotting annual measurements in a scatterplot lets resource managers draw a regression line that helps them forecast water availability.

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The new Against All Odds is intended as a one-year introduction to statistics. Made...

directed by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999; presented by Pardis Sabeti, 1975-; produced by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999, Chedd-Angier Production Company, Inc., in Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 11 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2014), 10 mins
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Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 13, Two-Way Tables
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directed by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999; presented by Pardis Sabeti, 1975-; produced by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999, Chedd-Angier Production Company, Inc., in Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 13 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2014), 10 mins

One city surveyed the happiness of its residents. Two-way tables help organize the data and tease out relationships between happiness levels and opinions about aspects of the city itself.

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The new Against All Odds is intended as a one-year introduction to statistics. Made up of vivid real-world...

directed by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999; presented by Pardis Sabeti, 1975-; produced by Maggie Villiger, fl. 1999, Chedd-Angier Production Company, Inc., in Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 13 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2014), 10 mins
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