Mathematics: Applications & Concepts, Course 2
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Problem
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Use groups of 2.
Materials: Index cards
Presidential Poll

The last names of four U.S. presidents begin with the letter J: Thomas Jefferson, Andrew Jackson, Andrew Johnson, Lyndon Johnson.

Ask at least fifteen people to write on an index card the four U.S. presidents whose last names start with the letter J. Record the number of responses for each name in a frequency table like the one shown below. Which of these U.S. presidents appears to be the best known?

 

 
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