Cartoon: Data Pool

A cartoon to initiate a class discussion about the idea of using statistical methods to navigate data and draw inferences. The cartoon was used in the July, 2017 CAUSE cartoon caption contest and the winning caption was submitted by Debmalya Nandy, a graduate student at Penn State University.  An alternative caption that took an honorable mention in that month's contest was "Check that variances are equal before diving in with pooled variance!" written by Larry Lesser from The University of Texas at El Paso. The cartoon was drawn by British cartoonist John Landers ( based on an idea by Dennis Pearl from Penn State University.

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