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Teaching Statistics with Data of Historic Significance: Galileo's Gravity and Motion Experiments

This article describes Galileo's data on falling bodies and projectiles and its use as an aid in teaching polynomial and nonlinear regression. Key Words: Independent and dependent variables; Graphical analysis.
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Date Of Record Creation 2005-07-26 13:43:00
Date Last Modified 2006-06-20 13:01:00
Date Of Record Release 2005-07-26 13:43:00
Source Journal of Statistics Education
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Author Name David A. Dickey and J. Tim Arnold
Author Organization North Carolina State University
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