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Testing for Steroid Use: When Can You Save Money by Pooling Samples?

Darien Lauten, Pat Taylor

Mathematics Topic:
Algebra, Percents, Probability
Application Areas:
Drug tests, blood tests
Weighted averages; assessing whether a model is suitable for representing a particular data set; quadratic equations

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The activities in this issue’s Pull-Out explore the question, “When can you expect to save money by pooling two steroid test samples?”