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STA 6126 – Exam 1 Topics Please print out z-table and you may HAND-WRITE formulas on back of sheet (8.5x11) Exam Covers Chapters 1-5 Chapter 1 Populations and samples Descriptive and Inferential statistical methods Parameters and statistics Chapter 2 Variable Types: Nominal, ordinal, interval scale Sampling error Sampling methods Chapter 3 Frequency distributions Stem-and-Leaf plots Sample mean and median Quartiles and IQR Variance and standard deviation Empirical Rule Outliers Sample statistics and population parameters
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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 4 Probability Distributions for discrete and continuous variables Mean, variance, and standard deviation of a probability distribution Normal distribution (finding probabilities and percentiles) Sampling Distributions (Means and Proportions) Chapter 5 Point Estimation Large-sample Confidence Intervals for Means and Proportions Choice of Sample Size Small-sample Confidence Intervals for Means Confidence Interval for Medians...
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