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pam2100 policy_exams - get the correct cumulative...

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Statement on the Grading of Exams On the exams, I am testing your ability to actually correctly solve the problems. The point of statistics is to arrive at the correct final answer. For example, if you are working as a research assistant and you are asked to calculate a 95% confidence interval for a predicted change in Y from a one-unit increase in X and you present your employer with the incorrect numbers, then your efforts are not helpful. On the exams, since I am testing your ability to actually correctly solve the problems, I am looking to see if your final answers are correct. Accordingly, you should take the time to thoroughly check all of your answers. For instance, to solve the SAT problems correctly, you need to use the correct z-score to
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Unformatted text preview: get the correct cumulative proportion to arrive at the correct final answer. Hence, you should check to make sure you calculated the z-score correctly. To calculate the correlation correctly, you need to calculate the standard deviations correctly. Hence, you should check to make sure you calculated the standard deviations correctly. Make sure you round your answers to the specified number of decimals places. Make sure you round your answers correctly. If, for instance, you round your z-score incorrectly you will use the wrong cumulative proportion and arrive at an incorrect final answer for the SAT questions....
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This note was uploaded on 10/17/2010 for the course PAM 2100 taught by Professor Lewis during the Spring '10 term at Adelphi.

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