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Unformatted text preview: Statistics 104 – Spring 2011 Section #1 TF Information Name: Arman Sabbaghi E-mail: [email protected] Section Times: SC 705, Wed. 12:00 – 1:00 PM and 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Office Hours: SC 601, Th. 7:00 – 8:00 PM and F 12:00 – 1:00 PM Course Website: my.harvard.edu/k78388 Topics for Section Using Stata (can be downloaded at http://downloads.fas.harvard.edu/download) Sources of Data: Experiments versus Observational Studies Graphs: Histogram, Boxplot, Scatterplot Summary Statistics: Mean, Median Practice Problems 1. MLB Baseball Payrolls (plot created in Stata using data from ESPN.com) a. In the space below, draw the boxplot for payroll in this data set. b. Describe the distribution of this payroll data. Do you notice anything interesting? c. What would happen to the mean and median if the smallest payroll was changed from 15 to 5? d. Below are the boxplots of payroll across the two different leagues. How do these graphs compare?...
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