TEACHER NOTES
Percentiles & z-scores
About the Lesson
In this activity, students will be asked to calculate percentiles, zscores, and probabilities using normal distributions. As a result,
students will:
Be able to graphically determine percentiles, z-sc

MAT 152 CHAPTER 1 FLASH CARDS
Data
Statistics
Population
Census
Sample
Process:
1.Prepare
Process:
2.Analyze
Process:
3.Conclude
Voluntary
response
Voluntary
Response
Example
Voluntary
Response
Example
Voluntary
MAT 152 CHAPTER 1 FLASH CARDS
Response
Exam

MAT 152 UNIT 2 LAB 3 INDEPENDENT EVENTS
Independent Events
A dresser drawer contains one pair of socks with each of the following colors: blue, brown, red, white
and black. Each pair is folded together in a matching set. You reach into the sock drawer and

Mitchell Community College
Statistical Methods I
MAT 152 Y2D, Spring 2016
Institutional Credit Hours:
4
Contact Hours: 3
Class, 2 Lab
Prerequisites:
Satisfactory scores on the college placement tests or
DMA 010, DMA 020, DMA 030, DMA 040, DMA 050, and DRE

MAT 152 CHAPTER 2
Section 2.1
Characteristics of Data
Center
Variation
Distribution
Page | 1
Outliers
Time
Section 2.2 Frequency Distributions
Definitions
Lower class limits are the smallest numbers that can belong to the different classes.
Upper c

MAT 152 Hybrid Orientation
1. Class Meeting Dates
a. 1/12, 2/9, 2/25, 3/31, 4/26, Final Exam Date and Time TBA
b. 1/12 only VB 209
c. All other meetings in SB 201
2. Syllabus
a. Read, sign and return
b. Grading
i. HW 20%
1. Units are due on 2/9, 2/25, 3/3

MAT 152 CHAPTER 3
Section 3.1
Descriptive Statistics summarize and describe relevant characteristics of data. Later we will study
inferential statistics so that we may make inferences about the population based on a sample.
Section 3.2
Page | 1
Measures o

Sampling
Name
Student Activity
Class
Problem 1 Find a Simple Random Sample
In a simple random sample (SRS), every individual in the population has an equal chance of being
selected and every group of size n has an equal chance of being selected.
One commo

Chapter 1
Preview:
Statistics provide insight to subjects that affect us. They can be misleading as we can see by the graphs
below.
Page | 1
Without more information these graphs can be misinterpreted.
We obtain information from samples in order to make i

MAT 152 Probability Game
High or Low
Goal of the game: To guess whether the next card is higher or lower than the last one dealt. The only element
that will be added to the game is calculating the probability that the next card will be higher, lower, or t

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Percentiles & Z-scores
Statistics
Time required
40 minutes
ID: 11205
Activity Overview
In this activity, students will explore percentiles and z-scores of normal distributions by graphing
and calculating. After students are shown how to complet

MATH 152 CHAPTER 3 FLASH CARDS
Descriptive
Statistics
Inferential
Statistics
Measure of
Center
Mean of a
population
Summarize and describe
Mean of a sample
x
sum of all data values
x
n
the total number of data values
Infer and make generalizations about

MATH 152 CHAPTER 2 FLASH CARDS
Center
Variation
Distribution
Outliers
Time
Frequency
Distribution
MATH 152 CHAPTER 2 FLASH CARDS
Lower Class Limits
50,70,90,110,130
Upper Class Limits
69,89,109,129,149
Class Width
=20
70-50=20
90-70=20
110-90=20
130-110=2

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Statistics
Areas in Intervals
Time required
30 minutes
ID: 9472
Activity Overview
In this activity, students use several methods to determine the probability of a given normally
distributed value being in a given interval. First they use the In

MAT 152 Lab 3
Sampling Design and Data Collection
Part 1: Sampling Design:
You have been hired by Verizon to conduct a survey of cell phone usage among the
full-time students who attend Mitchell Community College. Describe (in detail) a
procedure for obta

UNIT 2 LAB 1
Name_
Determine if the scenario involves mutually exclusive events.
1) A spinner has an equal chance of landing on each of its eight numbered regions. After spinning,
it lands in region three or six.
2) A bag contains six yellow jerseys numbe