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Name: Candy Lab
ID: m17323
Language: English (en)
Summary: This lab allows students to practice and demonstrate techniques used to generate systematic samples. Students will have the opportunity to create relative frequency tables and interpret results based on different data groupings. Labs modified to include minitab usage. This replaces the Chapter 1, Lab 1 from the Collaborative Statistics by Dean and Illowsky.
Subject: Mathematics and Statistics
Keywords: cumulative, data, frequency, relative, sampling, statistics, systematic
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 2.0

Authors: Mary Teegarden (
Copyright Holders: Mary Teegarden (
Maintainers: Mary Teegarden (, Tahiya Marome (

Latest version: 1.2 (history)
First publication date: Aug 11, 2008 3:16 pm +0000
Last revision to module: Jul 14, 2009 6:12 pm +0000

Based On: Sampling and Data: Data Collection Lab I
Originally By: Barbara Illowsky, Ph.D. (, Susan Dean (


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Version History

Version: 1.2 Jul 14, 2009 6:12 pm +0000 by Mary Teegarden
The discussion questions have been reworded to help students answer them.

Version: 1.1 Aug 12, 2008 1:38 pm +0000 by Mary Teegarden
labs modified to include minitabs

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