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Which Movie is Best?


A group of students hoped to determine what was the best movie currently in the theatres. They designed a survey to ask movie-goers whether or not they would recommend a recently seen movie to a friend. The table below summarizes the results of their poll. From this data, which movie do you think is the best?

Movie Recommended by People Asked
A 3 6
B 7 15
C 9 30


The students began their analysis by creating the table below. After examining it, they concluded that movie A was the best movie currently in theatres. And thus, they went to see it Friday night. What seems to be the reasoning for this group's conclusion?

Movie Recommended by People Asked
A 27 30
B 22 30
C 9 30

Evaluate the strategy used by these students. Is their conclusion correct?



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