New Town's stolen pride

  1. How do you think the data for this report were collected?
  2. How might the records of NZI Insurance differ from police records? Which would be the most reliable? Why?
  3. Devise a method of graphing the data for the top 10 suburbs for burglaries to make Annerley look much worse than New Town.
  4. Think of several reasons why burglary rates for Melbourne and Sydney would be lower. Compare reasons with your classmates.

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