Answer the Two Questions from "Chapter 12 Supplement" of Mathematics

Mar 5th, 2014
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Following completion of your readings, answer the following two questions from “Chapter 12 Supplement” of Mathematics in Our World:

1. In an ad for moisturizing lotion, the following claim is made: “. . . it’s the #1 Dermatologist recommended brand.” What is misleading about the claim?
2. “How often do you run red lights?”
As you answer the questions above, identify what types of misrepresentation or misuse have been demonstrated by referring to the bold headings in the “Chapter 12 Supplement” (e.g., Suspect Samples, Asking Biased Questions, Misleading Graphs, etc.).
 The assignment will include introduction and conclusion paragraphs.
 •Your introduction should include three to five sentences of general information about the topic at hand.
•The body must contain a restatement of the problem with the identification and description of the types of misrepresentation or misuse demonstrated in the problem.
•Your conclusion must comprise a summary of the problems and the reason you selected a particular method to solve them. It would also be appropriate to include a statement as to what you learned and how you will apply the knowledge gained in this exercise to real-world situations.
 Cite your resources in text and on the reference page

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