Americans overestimate the size of minority groups and overestimate the size of majority groups (scatterplot)
graph from YouGov; slow reveal by Jenna Laib (@jennalaib)
(Slide Deck includes notes and questions to elicit discourse)
Type of Graph: scatterplot
Source: Orth, Taylor. “From millionaires to Muslims, small subgroups of the population seem much larger to many Americans.” YouGov: March 15, 2022.
Potential Math Content: scatterplot, percentages, proportions, polling, data collection methodology, meaning of a line, meaning of individual data points, identifying trends
Potential Content Connections: culture, United States, politics