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Lesson 2: Statistical Visual Aids This lesson demonstrates the use of charts, tables, and graphs to display statistical data for easy and meaningful interpretation. Learning Objectives Upon completion of Lesson 2, you should be able to: Construct and interpret various visual data displays. Interpret diverse visual statistical representations in multiple media. Relate media graphics to public perception for optimal deciphering. 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 2 . 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 3 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 A Methodology for Investigating Intellectual Capital Information in Analyst Reports
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The Bakery Lecture Notes “I can prove anything by statistics except the truth.” -George Canning Welcome to Lesson 2 in which we will be expanding our discussion about statistics to include some interesting graphical representations of data. We will look at bar charts, pie charts, dotplots, etc. that give you the opportunity to “see” the data as it looks from a different perspective.
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