Practice: Population Growth0:51 with Michael Watson
A practice problem relating to population growth.
Example Excel Spreadsheet
Additional Resources on Gross Domestic Product ("GDP")
Below are some links to articles about GDP, highlighting the pros and cons of the measurement. At a high level, GDP is a measurement of everything produced in a country's economy. There's a lot more to it than that, so enjoy the reading!
The next practice you're going to work on has to do with 0:00 a data set on country populations. 0:03 In the Teacher's Notes, there's a spreadsheet file that contains data on 0:05 different country's population levels since 1950. 0:09 The countries in the list are the top ten countries in terms 0:12 of nominal gross domestic product or GDP, in 2016, 0:16 according to the International Monetary Fund. 0:20 GDP is one way of measuring the size of an economy. 0:24 You can read more about GDP via a link in the Teacher's Notes if you're curious. 0:28 The practice problem in front of you is as follows. 0:33 You need to to visualize this data set for your boss. 0:37 Look at the data set and come up with two charts that you would show to tell a story 0:39 about the data you are presenting. 0:44 In the next video, I'll show you what I would do with that task. 0:47
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