- This week you will explore the wonderful world of descriptive statistics. You may not have noticed how often you are presented with statistics in the media and in everyday conversations. It is common for people to make
statements like “Statistics show that… [insert claim].”
Respond to the following question in a minimum of 200 words:
- Find an example in advertising or recent media that includes a claim based on statistical evidence. What follow-up questions about the statistics might you ask the source (media, person, company) in order to obtain the data needed to make a decision about the validity of that statement?