# Musicthatmakesyoudumb

scientist, I decided to see how well my personal experience matches reality. How might one do this?

Well, here’s one idea.

frequent “favorite music” at every college via that college’s Network
ToS). These ten “favorite musics” are perhaps indicative of the overall
intellectual milieu of that college.
2. Download the average SAT/ACT score (from CollegeBoard) for students attending every college.
3. Presto! We have a correlation between musical tastes and dumbitude (smartitude too)!

Music <=> Colleges <=> Average SAT Scores

4. Plot the average SAT of each “favorite music”, discarding those with too few samples to have a reliable average.
5. Post the results on your website, pondering what the Internet will think of it.

Yes, I’m aware correlation ≠ causation. The results are hilarity incarnate regardless of causality.

Average SAT (with standard error) for the 133 most popular entries for
“favorite music” on facebook. The vertical axis doesn’t mean anything.
The Music
has details on the data plotted here. Curious how a particular
“favorite music” acquired its rating? See the musicdetails for that

big / huge
Graph also available sorted by genre

Source: Musicthatmakesyoudumb

# Precalculus Oct 24 Linear Functions and Regression

HW Journals Due Monday

Preview Video: Desmos is coming next week… make an account.

Linear Regression Example and Calculator Skills Video

Linear Regression Calculator – linearregressioncalculator.com

Task: Linear Regression Cricket Problem  GROUPS of 4

Chapter 2.4 #35, 45 and 53

Explore Desmos.com

# Calculus BC Oct 24 The Definite Integral and the FTC

HW Logs due Monday—–

The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus and Definite Integrals

• Doing in by hand
• Doing it by calculator

Video FTC and the Definite Integral

Textbook Work: Chapter 5.3 Read p 366-374 Do p 374 1-27 odd

Quiz next week on 47-54 maybe

Watch Roshan 5.3

# Statistics Oct 24 Chapter 5.1 Sampling and Surveys Wrap Up

Chapter 5.2 Preview Against All Odds 15

15. Designing Experiments
We move beyond observational studies — like one of marine life in the remote Line Islands — to designing experiments that manipulate various subject groups — as in the case of a medical study about osteoarthritis treatments. Go to this unit.

Ch

Wrap up Chapter 5.1 and get it scored

Assigned ?s 5.1-5.8, 5.9-5.13, 5.15-5.20

Keep working on Ch 5 Reading Guide

See How many you can do on the Ch 5 Crossword Puzzle

Suggested HW:  Crosswords, Chapter 8 in text at home

REQUIRED: Chapter 8 BPS 5e Online Quiz

# Calculus Oct 24 Roller Coaster Project plus graph of a Derivative

2. Video Interpreting the Graph of a Derivative

More Videos to Study Here

3. Keep Working on roller Coaster Project

Take HOME Assignment– Graded– #7 on this packet

Suggested HW- concavity, derivative applications