Measure the heights of five males and five females. Draw a line to scale, starting at the lowest height in your group and ending at the highest height, and mark each male with an M and each female with an F. It should look something like this:
Explain exactly how you measured the heights, and then answer each of the following:
a. Are your measures valid?
b. Are your measures reliable?
c. How does the variability in the measurements within each group compare to the difference between the two groups? For example, are all of your men taller than all of your women? Are they completely intermixed?
d. Do you think your measurements would convince an alien being that men are taller, on average, than women? Explain. Use your answer to part c as part of your explanation.

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