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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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Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 17, Samples and Surveys
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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 17 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2014), 10 mins

A visit to the University of New Hampshire Survey Center illustrates how pollsters create accurate surveys. They can then use details from their sample to make inferences about a whole population.

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

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 17 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2014), 10 mins
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Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 18, Introduction to Probability
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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 18 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2014), 11 mins

Probability is the mathematics of chance behavior - and can help predict events such as the daily weather, or whether an asteroid will collide with Earth.

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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...

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 18 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2014), 11 mins
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Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 19, Probability Models
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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 19 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2014), 10 mins

Casinos are as well-versed in probability as statisticians and probability models help them maintain the house advantage over gamblers.

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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 19 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2014), 10 mins
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Against all odds: Inside Statistics, Unit 20, Random Variables
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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 20 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2014), 11 mins

The Challenger space shuttle disaster was blamed on faulty O-rings. How can probability calculations on random variables help predict the chances of this kind of failure?

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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 go...

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 20 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2014), 11 mins
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produced by Miriam Lewin, 1957-, in Art of Teaching the Arts: A Workshop for High School Teachers, 1 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2005), 58 mins
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produced by Miriam Lewin, 1957-, in Art of Teaching the Arts: A Workshop for High School Teachers, 8 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2005), 58 mins
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produced by Ryan L'Epicier, fl. 2003, in Artifacts & Fiction: Workshop in American Literature, 2 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2003), 58 mins
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