# rt 1 The Research 1 Choose an athlete team or league that

Last updated: 1/30/2024

rt 1 The Research 1 Choose an athlete team or league that you can analyze in two or more different contexts e g does James Harden score more points at home or on the road or choose two or more different athletes teams leagues or groups of players that you can compare to each other e g does Aaron Rogers Drew Brees or Phillip Rivers pass for more yards 2 Choose a quantitative variable that you will use to measure PERFORMANCE 3 Find the relevant data on the internet Websites such as www sports reference com allow you to look at Game Logs which allow you to collect game by game data and identify different contexts such as home and away You may also be able to copy and paste the data from these websites into a spreadsheet program like Excel to organize the data Do not use Excel to make the graphs however Use our applet in Microsoft Teams Part 2 The Report You may use PowerPoint Google Slides Canva etc 1 Write an introduction that states the question of interest and briefly introduces the athletes teams leagues groups or contexts that you are comparing Indicate which quantitative variable you will be using to make the comparison 10 points 2 Display the distributions using both histograms and boxplots Make sure to use the same scale to make the distributions easy to compare 20 points 3 Calculate the mean median range and IQR for each distribution and display these values in a table for easy comparison 20 points 4 Write a conclusion that compares the distributions using the characteristics shape center variability and outliers Make sure to address the question of interest 30 points