4150Exam2Review - POLS4150: Introduction to Political...

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POLS4150: Introduction to Political Science – Review Sheet for Exam #2 The following is a general list of topics, concepts, and issues which you should know when preparing for the exam. If you have any questions or need clarification, please feel free to email me at emwilk@uga.edut Intro to Statistics Terms / Topics: When to use mean, median, or mode. Normal distribution vs. skewed distributions. Properties of the normal distribution. Z-score. Be able to Calculate: Mean, median mode. Range, variance, standard deviation (for samples and populations). Z-scores and area under the normal curve using Z-scores (know how to use Appendix A). Samples and populations. Terms: random samples vs. non-random samples and scientific inference, population parameters vs. sample statistics, frequency distribution, sample distribution, sampling error, standard error of the mean, probability vs. non-probability samples, making generalizations from samples to populations, confidence intervals, 95% confidence
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This note was uploaded on 10/25/2010 for the course POLI 4150 taught by Professor Wilk during the Fall '10 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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