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Distortion of Average Class Size

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by Allen Schwenk

This article originally appeared in:
College Mathematics Journal
September, 2006

Subject classification(s): Statistics and Probability | Data Summary and Presentation | Summary Statistics
Applicable Course(s): 6.1 Probability & Statistics | 7.1 Mathematical Statistics

This capsule project starts with computing average class size from the institution and student points of view. The results are drastically different. The author then tries to explain why this is the case and discusses the relation between different averages.

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Capsule Course Topic(s):
Development Math | Series
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