The statistician uncorks a year of cheer
This article can be used in conjunction with discussions of "average". What is the "average Australian"? Using some of the average figures per person it is possible to work out the total consumption of various products in Australia for the year. This is good practice for understanding the average algorithm in reverse (back to the total from the average if you know the population of Australia).
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