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(Lesson 1: Intro; Ch.1) 1.01 CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION LESSON 1: INTRODUCTION PART A: STRUCTURE OF THE TEXT ( 4 TH EDITION OF TRIOLA’S ESSENTIALS) Statistics Probability (Chapters 4-6) | 1) Designing an Experiment | (Chapter 1) | | 2) Collecting Data | (Chapter 1) | | 3) Describing Data | (Chapters 2, 3) | | 4) Interpreting Data using ±²²²²²² (Chapters 3, 7-11) S i z e : N elements (or members) Population [of interest] All adult Americans? All registered voters in California?
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Unformatted text preview: 2) ± ± 4) S i z e : n elements (or members) Sample For a poll? A scientific study? T h e N i e l s e n s ? 3) The population must be carefully defined. For example … • Do “adult Americans” include illegal immigrants? • Different polls of “likely U.S. voters” use different models for the purposes of screening poll respondents. Voter enthusiasm and voting history may be issues....
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This note was uploaded on 12/29/2011 for the course MATH 119 taught by Professor Kim during the Fall '09 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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