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possible related topics estimation, length, scatter graphs, volume

 

Another possibility is to draw a large pair of axes and plot, say, volume against height, and place the mugs in their correct positions on the scatter graph.

 

After one group have placed their mugs correctly, can another group guess what the variables on the axes are?

 

 

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Colin Foster 2012, www.foster77.co.uk