# Algebra level symbolic math

• ### Poem: Regression to the Mean

Regression to the Mean is a 2009 poem by Andrew Porter of Wirral, England. The poem can be used in teaching about regression to the mean and the regression fallacy. Free for use in non-profit educational settings. A video featuring the poem being read aloud is at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D66I36fksZA

• ### Journey to a Career in Industry

This article from the September 2009 issue of AMSTAT News features Dr. Robert Starbuck telling the story of his journey to become a statistician.

• ### A Day in the Life of an Undergraduate Statistical Consultant

This article from the September 2009 issue of AMSTAT News provides a glimpse into some of the experiences of undergraduate statistics consultants at St. Olaf College in Minnesota.
• ### Statistics: Your Chance for Happiness (or Misery)

This article from the September 2009 issue of AMSTAT News provides information about what is involved in a career in statistics and why statistics is important.
• ### A Statistician's Life

In this September 2009 article from AMSTAT news, several statisticians share the stories of how they chose careers in statistics.
• ### The Heart of a Statistician's Career: Relationships and Interactions

A statistician who works as a consultant shares information about his career and how he has learned to be more effective in the professional world in this September 2009 article in AMSTAT News.

• ### Be an Actuary

For anyone who wants to know more about what an actuary does or how to become an actuary (including a comprehensive list of colleges with actuarial programs), this is an excellent resource.

• ### Mathematical Fiction

This site is a collection of information about references to mathematics (and probability/statistics) in fiction. Users can see an entire list (sorted by author, title or publication date)and can browse through the database to find references by genre, topic, motif or medium.

• ### Introduction to Levels of Measurement Module

In this module, students can test their knowledge of levels of measurement by attempting to determine the the level of measurement of ten different variables. For each variable, a statement is also provided and students can indicate whether the statement about the variable is valid or invalid (given the way in which the variable was measured). There is also a brief "refresher" included here about levels of measurement.