Who’s Eating All The Spiders?

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The average human, in theory, eats 3 spiders a year. If you’re not eating them and I’m not eating them, who is?

To learn more about this topic, start your googling with these keywords:
– Probability distribution: A function giving the probability of a certain measure having a certain value.
– Skewness: A measure of how asymmetrical a distribution looks like.
– Multimodal distribution: A distribution with more than one peak.

If you liked this week’s video, you might also like:
– This applet where you can play around with means and medians https://www.statcrunch.com/applets/type1&meanmedian

– I don’t know if this counts as "fun" but here’s the dataset I created for the cars two-peaked distribution https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/e/2PACX-1vR4CH1Lcq4pxXeh8f6bswqqK64jdzLv0ajln_DLq5Sapm4WAER9tT9olCDUKJejGT3ugRXxwNUoT10p/pubhtml?gid=0&single=true

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Roser, Max, Cameron Appel, and Hannah Ritchie. “Human Height.” Our World in Data, January 23, 2024. https://ourworldindata.org/human-height.

US Census Bureau. “PINC-11. Income Distribution to $250,000 or More for Males: 2022” and “PINC-11. Income Distribution to $250,000 or More for Females:2022”. US Census Bureau, 2022. https://www2.census.gov/programs-surveys/cps/tables/pinc-11/2023/