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Presentation 1B6. Toward A Statistically Literate Citizenry: What Statistics Everyone Should Know

Jerry L. Moreno (USA)


Presentation Abstract

In my paper 'Statistical Literacy - Statistics Long After School' presented at ICOTS-5 in Singapore, I discussed creating a course 'Citizens Statistics 101' and suggested what topics should be included in such a course. Unfortunately, the project has not happened, but I continue to think about it and present in this paper a practice exam that illustrates its content. The bottom line hope is that someday there will be no need for such a course as students will learn the statistics in school that will enable them to be statistically literate citizens.


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