When Predictions Succeed: Crash Course Statistics #44

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Statistics show people eat more berries when the weather is nice. Young entrepreneurs learn how stores use statistics like this to plan their advertising and sales strategies. The narrator uses various examples to show how important statistics are to the business world. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Have pupils choose an occupation field and analyze their use of statistics
  • Give individuals a specific statistic and ask how they would use it to make business decisions
Classroom Considerations
  • Best to use the resource following the previous lesson to show how predictions don't always succeed
  • 44th video in a CrashCourse statistics series
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Pros
  • Includes several real-world examples from multiple occupations
  • References additional lessons that support the content
Cons
  • None