Envr301.7

You can imagine various theories about why this might

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: misplaced the phone in the past to identify an area I must search to locate the phone. • What should we be learning here? o Statistics is a vast universe. There are tremendous numbers of conditions and special cases and exceptions. • Comparing Sample Means: t ­test • For comparing two means or other statistics of location • 9.6 in Biometry • An example of frequentist statistics. >does not look at prior information, as Bayesian statistics does • Can be used to compare two columns of data o A recycling truck company says it has evidence that picking up the recycling twice per week results in more pounds of recycling. You can imagine various theories about why this might (or might not) be the case. Let the data give the answer. o Environmentally conscious people make more money than those who are not. And other examples in the lecture slides. o M...
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 03/29/2013 for the course ENVR 301 taught by Professor Jeffreycardille during the Winter '13 term at McGill.

Ask a homework question - tutors are online