Dog Owners Going To The Dogs
Dog owners supposedly say the following:
Your Task: Conduct a survey...do your results agree with these claims? If not, can you think of a way to explain the discrepancy?
- 87% say their dog curls up beside them or at their feet while they watch TV
- 33% say they talk to their dogs on the phone and leave messages for them while away
- 70% say they sign their pet's name on greeting and holiday cards
- 58% say they put their pets in family and holiday portraits
Trivia: An estimated 1,000,000 dogs in the U.S. have been named as primary beneficiaries in their owner's will.
Source: Adapted from Washington Mathematics, Fall 2007