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Simpson's Paradox

Simpson's Paradox

This page, created by, discusses disadvantages of large datasets with regard to Simpson's Paradox. "When big data sets go bad" is the headline of this lesson and this creative line epitomizes the focus of this lesson. The site offers four different tables for exploration. This allows students to see how different size data sets react to the concept of the paradox. Even though brief, this could be used as a nice starting point for a lesson on this concept.


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