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GM533 Final Exam Study Guide
The final exam will be comprehensive, covering material from the entire course.
The final exam is written such that you perform very few calculations. Instead, MegaStat
output is used in place of the handcalculations. The questions primarily ask you to
interpret and explain various statistical analyses.
1.How do you calculate and interpret range, mean and standard deviation?
2.What does knowing a measure of variation (range or standard deviation) tell you
about the data?
3.What does the Empirical Rule and/or Chebychev's Rule tell us?
4.What percent of the data fall between each quartile?
5.What does it mean to say the data is rightskewed (or positively skewed)?
6.When is median useful, as opposed to using the mean?
7.How do you calculate probability using the various rules?
8.How do you find binomial probabilities using a Binomial Table?
9.How do you calculate probabilities using the standard normal distribution?
10. How do you find cutoff values for a normal distribution? (Like the cutoff for the
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 Fall '10
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