# Statistics 1 - Mathematical models

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Give two reasons why mathematical models are useful?
Quick and easy to produce, help improve our understanding of a real world problem
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Give two reasons why mathematical models are useful?
Simplify a more complex situation, enable predictions to be made
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Give a reason why mathematical models are useful?
Help provide control
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Why are mathematical models sometimes treated with caution?
Only give a partial description of the real situation
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Why are mathematical models sometimes treated with caution?
Only works for a restricted range of values
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Briefly explain the role of statistical tests in mathematical modelling.
Used to assess how well a mathematical model matches a real world situation
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Give two reasons why mathematical models are useful?

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Simplify a more complex situation, enable predictions to be made

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Give a reason why mathematical models are useful?

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Why are mathematical models sometimes treated with caution?

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Why are mathematical models sometimes treated with caution?