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Unformatted text preview: Part II: Chapters 10-15 Organizing Data Goals 1. Organize complex data 2. Display complex data graphically 3. Summarize complex data numerically 4. Understand complex data 5. Introduce the Normal Distribution 6. Understand how two or more variables relate to one another The distribution of a variable describes the variables pattern of variation. i.e. It describes what values the variable takes on and how often each value occurs. Outline Ch. 10: Graphs, Good and Bad display data in common graphs Ch. 11: Display Distributions with Graphs graphical tool for distributions Ch. 12: Display Distribution with Numbers measure center and variability Ch. 13: Normal Distribution an extremely useful distribution Ch. 14: Describe Relationships scatterplots and correlation Ch. 15: Describe Relationships regression, prediction, and causation Chapter 10 Data Tables Table 10.1 : Grade of Stat 107 Students at SIUE Relative Grade Frequency Frequency Freshman 78 .39 Sophomore 77 .38....
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course EARTH SCIE esci 111 taught by Professor Springer during the Spring '08 term at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.
- Spring '08