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Why Aren't They Called Probability Intervals?

Thomas Devlin 

May 2008, Volume 101, Issue 9, Page 647

Abstract:
Suggestions for teaching confidence intervals to avoid misinterpretation by beginning students. The historical perspective, given by their inventor, is supported with examples and the use of technology. Includes a seldom discussed situation for presenting confidence intervals.

Keywords:
Article
Activities
Computers
Data Analysis & Statistics
Conceptual Development
Grades 9-12
Curriculum
Probability
Teacher