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Understanding the law of large numbers


Book: 
Fifteenth Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education
Authors: 
Konold, C., Well, A., Lohmeier, J., & Pollatsek, A.
Editors: 
Becker, J. R., & Pence, B. J.
Category: 
Volume: 
1
Pages: 
299-305
Year: 
1993
Publisher: 
Asilomar Conference Center
Place: 
Pacific Grove, CA
Abstract: 

Twelve students answered questions involving the distribution of sample means both before and after an instructional intervention. Correct performance improved on these problems but dropped on problems having to do with the distribution of samples.