MATH 119 - ELEMENTARY STATISTICS

• NOTES FOR QUIZ 2

“Standard Deviation Not Enough for [Eccentric] Statistician” - PC paraphrasing of a headline from The Onion (July 26, 2000)

BIG FILE: Notes for Quiz 2 (see also the Lesson 16 links below)

Lesson 13 (Section 4-6) : Counting (revised 2/25/08)

Lesson 14 (Section 5-2) : Random Variables

Lesson 15 (Section 5-3) : Binomial Distributions

• BINOMIAL HISTOGRAMS “HANDOUT”

Binomial Distributions (Produced with Mathematica and Microsoft Word with MathType.)

Lesson 16 (Section 5-4) : Mean, VAR, and SD for Binomial Distributions

• MONTY HALL ANALYSIS!

Math119MontyHallAnalysis.pdf (for Section 4-3 on binomial probability distributions; not including results from this semester)

• FUN WITH PASCAL'S TRIANGLE

QUINCUNX ("PLINKO") APPLETS AND SITES

http://www.jcu.edu/math/isep/Quincunx/Quincunx.html (This applet's better.)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bean_machine (Wikipedia article)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quincunx (Wikipedia article)

The Beauty of Pascal's Triangle

See also Chaos and Fractals by Peitgen, et al.

The Magic of Pascal's Triangle (Plinko from The Price is Right and Word Jumbles)