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The Income You Need to Purchase a Home in Canada

How much income do you need to purchase a home in Canada? And can a typical family afford the typical home? (graph from Mandy Lam/@datawithprofmandy on insta)

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The Best European City for McDonald’s According to Google Maps Reviews

What's the best European City for McDonald's? David Abaev from Databar crunched some numbers for us...

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Americans overestimate the size of minority groups – scatterplot edition

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… Continue reading Americans overestimate the size of minority groups – scatterplot edition

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The Importance of Religion Compared with the Level of GDP per Capita

How does the importance of religion within a country compare with their level of GDP per capita? What do the outliers tell us about correlation vs causation? What DOES cause a country to get richer? Click to access the slide deck, and learn more about math & content connections.

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Baseball: Exit Velocity as a Measure of Hitting Potential

In 2015, MLB started measuring player's "exit velocity" as a way to predict power hitters. What is this stat, and how does it work? Click to access the slide deck, and learn more about math & content connections.

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Correlation or Causation: Chocolate & Nobel Laureates

Does eating chocolate make you smarter? Or does being smarter give you a sweet tooth? Explore correlation and causation with this graph.

Click to access the slide deck, and learn more about math & content connections.