AQA GCSE Statistics CourseworkWatch
Over the next 2 weeks I have to complete my statistics coursework but I'm not quite sure how to start it. My hypothesis is "the more populated an area is the higher the unemployment rate. Overall females have a higher unemployment rate than males".
So does anyone know how I can start it? I am planning to do a scatter graph and Spearman's Rank Correlation Coefficient. But do you know how standard deviation or Normal Distribution can fit into this?
Any suggestions would be very helpful to me and can you also please suggest anything else I can do?
Well you can start off by collecting data from the two websites that you should already know (if you don't tell me and i'll give you their names), collect population, unemployment in general, unemployment in males, in females and whatever else you need for your hypothesis.
Then you have to do a sample and choose an appropriate sample size to make your data more manageable.
Oh also what i forgot to say was along with your hypothesis you also have to do a method which is basically a plan of what you're going to do in the courework.
After all that you can start drawing graphs and doung calculations but without the data you won't be able to do either!
Hope this helped!!
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