Forming and testing a hypothesis

In this lesson, we will learn how to write a suitable hypothesis, and the difference between primary and secondary data sources.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which of these is the first stage in the data handling cycle?

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Q2.Which of the following is qualitative data?

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Q3.A student asks her classmates how many brothers and sisters they have. What best describes the type of data she collects?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which of these is the first stage in the data handling cycle?

1/3

Q2.Which of the following is qualitative data?

2/3

Q3.A student asks her classmates how many brothers and sisters they have. What best describes the type of data she collects?

3/3

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Statistics Lesson 2:

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Which of these is the correct definition of a hypothesis?

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Q2.Which of these is a valid hypothesis?

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Q3.Which of these is NOT an example of a primary data source?

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Q4.Which of these is a potential disadvantage of collecting primary data?

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Statistics Lesson 2:

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Which of these is the correct definition of a hypothesis?

1/4

Q2.Which of these is a valid hypothesis?

2/4

Q3.Which of these is NOT an example of a primary data source?

3/4

Q4.Which of these is a potential disadvantage of collecting primary data?

4/4

Lesson summary: Forming and testing a hypothesis

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