Teenagers 'work hard, play hard'

This article may be of interest to students related to their own experiences. It could be used as a motivator when students are set the task of designing their own surveys. It could also be used as a link to a social science topic.

Older students can be asked to write a conditional probability statement about the likelihood of a 15-19 year-old being in part time employment now compared to 20 years ago. For example

Pr(15-19 year-old in part time work|today)
= 4 x (15-19 year-old in part time work|20 years ago)

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