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View Resource Joke: Mutually Exclusive

A joke to be used in discussing the meaning of mutually exclusive events.

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View Resource Joke: The Cost of a Bigger n

A joke for use with discussions about the relationship between sample size and power or in discussing the large sample caution in significance testing.

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View Resource Quote: Oliver on Chance

"Chance. Stupid, dumb, blind chance. Just a part of the strange mechanism of the world, with its fits and coughs and starts and random collisions." is a quote by American author Lauren Oliver (1982 - ). The quote appears in her 2010 novel Before I Fall.

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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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