AG-Ch-1-Notes-WI10-1

AG-Ch-1-Notes-WI10-1 - Chapter 1 Notes Vocabulary: Data...

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Chapter 1 Notes Vocabulary: Data Statistics Population –  precise definition needed   Sample Parameter –  Greek letters used Statistic –  English letters used Random Sample Variability Descriptive Statistics –  Ways to see patterns in collected data Inferential Statistics –  trying to predict future behavior based on past behavior Notes: Data Data is  information we gather with experiments and with surveys . Statistics Statistics is the art and science of:  o Designing studies o Analyzing resultant data  o Translating data into knowledge and understanding Statistical Methods Design: Planning how to obtain data  1   Chapter 1 Notes AG    15:49:29
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o Design questions: o How to conduct the experiment, or how to select people for the survey to insure  trustworthy results Description:  Summarizing the data from events that have already happened
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This note was uploaded on 05/18/2010 for the course MATH math 208 taught by Professor C.eckerle during the Winter '10 term at Delta MI.

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