Math W50
How Do They Know My Opinion?
Interim 2000

Student examples of Biased Questions

Students in W50 were asked to design a pair of questions that related to the same issue, but for which one or both would bias answers in a particular direction. In order to test out how well their biased questiosn "worked", they asked the qeustions to 20 people, randomly deciding who got which question. The questions and results are shown below:

Back to Math W50 Home Page


This page maintained by:
Randall Pruim
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Calvin College
rpruim@calvin.edu

Last Modified: Thursday, 11-Jan-2001 16:02:18 EST