MATH 226 - 8.27.2007

MATH 226 - 8.27.2007 - Mathematical Model an equation or a...

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MATH 226 – August 27, 2007 Data Collection Numerical - Non-numerical (categorical) Thickness of a stack of paper – Pages 353-609 = 128 pages Total thickness = 8 cm Thickness of a single piece = 62.5 μm Validity – make sure that the data expresses the property you want to know Plan – create a plan so that others can replicate your data and experiment Precision – how close a set of data is in relation to other data points. Accuracy – the data is closer to the accepted value of the data and the average is close to this value
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Unformatted text preview: Mathematical Model an equation or a system of equations that relates two or more variables and or constants Mathematical Theory of Chance Events also probability theory, the basis of statistics Response Variable(s) the variable that we are primarily interested in measuring for values Supervised Variable(s) a variable that you manage and control in the experiment Controlled Variable a variable that remains constant Experimental variable a variable that is set at different levels...
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