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# s_m3_handouts - Rev F07 STA 2023 Module 3 Descriptive...

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Rev. F07 http://faculty.valenciacc.edu/ashaw/ 1 STA 2023 Module 3 Descriptive Measures Rev.F08 2 Learning Objectives Upon completing this module, you should be able to: 1. Explain the purpose of a measure of center. 2. Obtain and interpret the mean, median, and the mode(s) of a data set. 3. Choose an appropriate measure of center for a data set. 4. Use and understand summation notation. 5. Define, compute, and interpret a sample mean. 6. Explain the purpose of a measure of variation. 7. Define, compute, and interpret the range of a data set. 8. Define, compute, and interpret a sample standard deviation. 9. Define percentiles and quartiles. 10. Obtain and interpret the quartiles, IQR, and five-number summary of a data set. ht p:/ faculty. valenciacc . edu/ashaw/ Click link to download other modules. Rev.F08 3 Learning Objectives (Cont.) 11. Obtain the lower and upper limits of a data set and identify potential outliers 12. Construct and interpret a boxplot and a modified boxplot. 13. Use a boxplot to identify distribution shape for large data sets. 14. Define the population mean. 15. Define the population standard deviation. 16. Compute the population mean and population standard deviation for a finite population. 17. Distinguish between a parameter and a statistic. 18. Understand how and why statistics are used to estimate parameters. 19. Define and obtain standardized variables. 20. Obtain and interpret z-scores. ht p:/ faculty. valenciacc . edu/ashaw/ Click link to download other modules.

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Rev. F07 http://faculty.valenciacc.edu/ashaw/ 3 Rev.F08 7 What is the Median? The

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