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Title Picture this [videorecording] ; Place your bets / a project of COMAP, the Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications ; a production of Chedd-Angier Production Company ; produced and directed by Joseph Blatt ; written by Joseph Blatt, Graham Chedd.
Published Burlington, VT : Annenberg/CPB Collection, [1987]
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 Music & Media Reserves - videos  83043    IN LIBRARY
  
Description 1 videocassette (VHS) (60 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Series For all practical purposes ; 8-9.
Note Series subtitle on packaging: Introduction to contemporary mathematics.
Credits Editor, David Gifford ; animators, Rick Lucas, Maria Palazzi, Wayne Tyler ; camera, Robin Doty.
Note An Annenberg/CPB project.
Programs 8 and 9 of a 26 pt. television course.
Performer Host, Solomon Garfunkel.
System Reqs VHS.
Summary "Picture this" discusses pictorial data using graphs, histograms, and box plates to reveal changes and patterns that can then be examined in terms of mean, median, quartile, and outlier. States that the human brain can quickly grasp statistics when presented as pictures. "Place your bets" discusses the technics of sampling distributions, normal curves, standard deviations, and uses the theory of probability. Gives an example of gambling at casinos.
Language Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Subject Mathematics.
Mathematical statistics.
Statistics.
Distribution (Probability theory)
Central limit theorem.
Random variables.
Genre Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Documentary television programs.
Educational films.
Related Names Garfunkel, Solomon A., 1943-
Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications (U.S.)
Chedd-Angier Production Company.
Alternate Title Introduction to contemporary mathematics
Related Titles Annenberg/CPB collection.
Picture this.
Place your bets.
OCLC number 42495715