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View Resource Joke: Time to Retire

A joke that can be used in discussing standard scores (e.g. the age of the longest lived horse was about 9 standard deviations above the average lifespan) and how they are a unites measurement. The joke was written by Dennis K. Pearl from Penn State University.

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View Resource Quote: Collins on the odds

"May the odds be ever in your favor!" is a quote from The Hunger Games novels/movie trilogy by Suzanne Collins (1962 - ). It can be used in discussing the Law of Large Numbers and the position of the casino in betting games.

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View Resource Video: Chi-Squared Statistic

A video to teach about the uses of the Chi-squared statistic for goodness-of-fit and independence. The concept and lyrics are by Scott Crawford of University of Wyoming. The video won an honorable mention in the 2015 A-mu-sing contest. The music in the video is the Stevie Wonder hit "Signed Sealed Delivered I'm Yours."

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View Resource Song: Probability Rules Rap

A rap about the basic rules of probability. The music and lyrics were written by Lawrence Mark Lesser of University of Texas at El Paso and won an honorable mention in the 2015 A-mu-sing contest.

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View Resource Song: Left of Center

A song that can be used in teaching about left-skewed data. Lyrics by Lawrence Mark Lesser of University of Texas at El Paso. The song received an honorable mention in the 2015 A-mu-sing contest. May sing to the tune of "Left of Center" by Suzanne Vega and Stephen Addabbo that was a minor hit for Joe Jackson and Vega from the 1986 soundtrack album for the coming-of-age film Pretty in Pink.

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