**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
. **Math119CalculatorTips.pdf

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

**BIG FILE: **Notes for Quiz 1

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

**SMALLER FILES (for faster
downloads):**

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

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

http://www.kkuniyuk.com/Math119MINITAB.pdf

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

http://www.stat.sc.edu/~west/javahtml/Histogram.html

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)

**Web links**

**Information on
the cognitive psychology we discuss in this class.**

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amos_Tversky**
**(Tversky was one of my profs.)

**The prof. with
the test where you could score -infinity:**

http://www.stanford.edu/dept/MSandE/people/faculty/howard/index.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ronald_A._Howard**
**(Another one of my profs.)

**GREAT BOOKS!**