# Examples

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Rainfall and Elevation: A Charting and Critical Thinking Exercise part of Examples

Data Rich Economic Policy Brief part of Examples

This assignment asks students to write a data-rich policy brief, showing their ability to apply standard microeconomic models and contextualizing the policy debate with numeric evidence.

Age Dependency Ratios: Numbers in Context part of Examples

This activity involves computing dependency ratios and interpreting these numbers in context.

Accuracy and Apparent Accuracy in Medical Testing part of Examples

Analyzing Data on American Political Divisions part of Examples

Students conducted data analysis about American political divisions and created two papers from this data analysis. Sutdents were assigned to group projects involving data analysis assigned chapters in MICROCASE AMERICAN GOVERNMENT, a textbook that includes access to a variety of datasets.

Finding the best water line: the least squares method in action part of Examples

Students experiment with the slope and y-intercept of a line representing a hose used to water several bushes, and try to minimize the total squared error produced by the line.

Calculating Divorce Rates part of Examples

This exercise from a course in family sociology asseses students' ability to interpret divorce rates from provided spreadsheet data and to critically analyze three articles that use divorce rates in their content.

Introducing Introductory Psychology Students to Quantitative Analysis part of Examples

An assignment that involves introductory psychology students in the analysis a data set on personality traits and their relationship to measures of happiness and well-being.

Understanding Exponential Growth in the Context of Population Models part of Examples

This set of short assignments gives students practice with exponential models in the context of the growing human population.

Writing about Numbers We Should Know part of Examples

This opening assignment for an introductory quantitative reasoning course asks students to write about "Numbers We Should Know." Its goal is to help students begin to think quantitatively, evaluate the sources of quantitative information critically, and write using numbers precisely and thoughtfully.