Learning and Teaching for Mathematical Literacy

Supporting materials – 4L

Medical testing spreadsheet

the book authors

This Excel* spreadsheet calculates the effects of false positve/negative results of a medical test. Try changing the false positive/negative rates to see the effect. Enter a larger number for population to put the results in perspective.

* .xlsx file should work in OpenOffice, LibreOffice, Numbers etc.

Spreadsheet created by Hugh Burkhard & Daniel Pead - free for educational use

Supporting material for the book Learning and Teaching for Mathematical Literacy by Hugh Burkhardt, Daniel Pead and Kaye Stacey (ISBN 9781032301174).

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