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ERIC Number: EJ1035744
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Pages: 5
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ISSN: EISSN-1467-9639
A Hands-on Activity for Teaching the Poisson Distribution Using the Stock Market
Dunlap, Mickey; Studstill, Sharyn
Teaching Statistics: An International Journal for Teachers, v36 n3 p88-92 Aut 2014
The number of increases a particular stock makes over a fixed period follows a Poisson distribution. This article discusses using this easily-found data as an opportunity to let students become involved in the data collection and analysis process.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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