MATH 119 - ELEMENTARY STATISTICS

 NOTES FOR QUIZ 1

"If you don't believe in random sampling, the next time your doctor orders a blood test, tell him that he needs to take all of it." - quoted by policy analyst Mark Weisbrot in defense of statistical sampling analysis of Iraqi civilian deaths.

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 SOME CALCULATOR TIPS .

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These are very experimental typed + handwritten notes. Later notes will be mostly handwritten.

BIG FILE:

 CORRECTION ON PAGE 3.23: Sample SD is s, not sigma.

Lessons 1-4 (Chapters 1 and 2) : Intro, Statistical Graphics

Chapter 2 / 3 / 10 Handout - MINITAB output (handed out in class)

How Bin (Class) Widths Affect Histograms (play with applets!)

Lesson 5 (Section 3-2) : Measures of Center

Lesson 6 (Section 3-3) : Measures of Spread or Variation

 CORRECTION ON PAGE 3.23: Sample SD is s, not sigma.

Lessons 7-8 (Section 3-4) : Measures of Relative Standing or Position; Boxplots

Lessons 9-10 (Sections 4-2, 4-3) : Probability Basics; Addition Rule

 LLN HANDOUT

Law of Large Numbers (Produced with Mathematica and Microsoft Word with MathType.)

Lessons 11-12 (Sections 4-4, 4-5) : Multiplication Rule; More Conditional Probability

EXTRAS:

Coming Soon: Our Sense of Probability; Monty Hall game (will be on Class Games page)