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Experimental Design B/C

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Re: Experimental Design B/C

Postby Orchdork » September 13th, 2012, 6:36 pm

so what is the main difference between division B and division C in this event?
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Re: Experimental Design B/C

Postby fozendog » September 13th, 2012, 7:02 pm

so what is the main difference between division B and division C in this event?
Pretty much the only difference is the statistics I think. C division does Standard Deviation as well.
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Re: Experimental Design B/C

Postby mnstrviola » September 13th, 2012, 8:15 pm

Yeah it's really just a little more math, although the event supervisor may choose to make their experiments involve more sophisticated tools.

This event is a big help in learning the Scientific Method, and it's really fun in general. I can't wait to participate this year :D

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Postby fozendog » September 13th, 2012, 9:25 pm

We were told to do standard deviation in class and I was like: "psh. I know what's up"
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Postby Infinity Flat » September 14th, 2012, 11:35 am

We were told to do standard deviation in class and I was like: "psh. I know what's up"
Because Standard Deviation is SUCH a complex operation :P
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Re: Experimental Design B/C

Postby fozendog » September 14th, 2012, 1:50 pm

We were told to do standard deviation in class and I was like: "psh. I know what's up"
Because Standard Deviation is SUCH a complex operation :P
SO many people don't get it though even after they look it up...
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Postby piisamazing » September 14th, 2012, 3:11 pm

We were told to do standard deviation in class and I was like: "psh. I know what's up"
Same here! we use it in stats and while everyone else was freaking out i knew what was going on
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Re: Experimental Design B/C

Postby Orchdork » September 14th, 2012, 5:54 pm

Yeah it's really just a little more math, although the event supervisor may choose to make their experiments involve more sophisticated tools.

This event is a big help in learning the Scientific Method, and it's really fun in general. I can't wait to participate this year :D
really? that is for Division C only? Last year my coach had us practice that for competition. I'm so excited though :D
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Re: Experimental Design B/C

Postby awesome90220 » September 22nd, 2012, 8:21 pm

Yeah it's really just a little more math, although the event supervisor may choose to make their experiments involve more sophisticated tools.

This event is a big help in learning the Scientific Method, and it's really fun in general. I can't wait to participate this year :D
really? that is for Division C only? Last year my coach had us practice that for competition. I'm so excited though :D
I did that last year 2, but we screwed up at state and got a disappointing 5th. Are team wasn't even called.
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