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Demonstration: Illustrating confidence intervals with a game show

A game from The Price is Right can be used to illustrate confidence intervals (CIs). The game can demonstrate the idea behind how a CI works. Students often find conceptual materials more difficult than computational – a concrete example helps make the concept of a confidence interval more understandable (and memorable).

Author: Alexis Grosofsky

Posted: Friday, January 3, 2014