ESSENTIAL TOPICS FOR SM 219 FINAL EXAM
Exam Format: It is an open-note, open-internet exam. You can use any software or calculator
that you wish. You may use internet resources like Wikipedia, Google searches freely.
However you cannot communicate with an
Statistics is the science of collecting, describing, and analyzing data.
A categorical variable divides the cases into groups, placing each case into exactly one of two or more
A quantitative variable measures or records a numerical quantity f
Experiment: researcher controls one or more explanatory variable
Observational study: researcher does not control variables, cannot be used to determine causality
If a bootstrap distribution is approximately normally
distributed, we can write it