Statistics Connection to Latin and Greek Root Words:

From the Merriam-Webster Dictionary (on line version)

Etymology: German Statistik study of political facts and figures,

   from New Latin statisticus of politics, from Latin status state


Want extra credit in Mr. Rogers AP Statistics class? Do a science fair project.

Possible Science Fair Projects

  1. Design a statistical study to estimate the fraction of English words with Latin or Greek root words
  2. Design a matched pairs study to determine if learning Latin and Greek Root words boosts SAT Test performance