Volume 23, No. 2 of CHANCE magazine includes an article by Jana Asher on collecting data in challenging settings. This issue also includes articles on women in politics, electricity consumption and dog food. Here are the highlights.
Several mathematical societies were on hand to celebrate the second annual African–American History Program Free Family Day at the Marian Koshland Science Museum in Washington, DC. Using a large bowl filled with Pepperidge Farm goldfish crackers the group demonstrated a capture-recapture study to simulate a lake populated with fish.
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