MA260C Lesson 3 Reading Assignments.docx

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Lesson 3: Data Descriptions, Variations, and Standard Deviations This lesson provides the student with information regarding methods for describing distribution shapes, measures of variations, and statistical conundrums. Learning Objectives Upon completion of Lesson 3, you should be able to: Apply statistical terminology. Interpret general data distribution shapes and measures of variation. Relate the meaning of paradoxes in statistics. What To Do Next Reading Assignments Click on the Reading Assignments link above to access your textbook reading assignments and lecture notes. Assessment After you have completed the reading assignments for this lesson and feel comfortable with the material presented, go to the Exams & Quizzes tool on the left navigation panel and complete Online Exam 3 . Congratulations! Once you have completed these items, and have received a passing score on the assessment, you are ready to move on to your next lesson! Reading Assignments Text Readings Statistical Reasoning for Everyday Life , Chapter 4 Additional Readings DIRECTIONS: To access ProQuest articles, you MUST first open a Web browser window to the ProQuest Library; otherwise, you will be denied access to the articles when you click the links. Once your browser is open to ProQuest, simply click on the link for the article you need to read. For detailed instructions on how to access ProQuest, click here . For non-ProQuest articles, use the provided Internet link to access the Required Readings material. ProQuest Articles Typology of Camel Farming System in Saudi Arabia
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Clustering Technique Based Outlier Detection Method for Document Classification Lecture Notes “Be able to analyze statistics, which can be used to support or undercut almost any argument.” -Marilyn vos Savant In Lesson 3 we will discuss simple terms such as mean, median, and mode along with outliers, range, and standard deviation among other terms. Most of you will be familiar with these terms from earlier math courses. They are relatively easy and fun to use as long as you follow the rules and pay careful attention. For instance, when calculating the mean, adding up the
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