INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICS
Definitions of statistics
Data and variables
Types of variables
Rubrics for Final Research Project
The breakdown of marks for the final research project is as shown in the table below. This
assignment is graded out of 86 with conversion of total score/86 multiplied by 40 to give the
final grade out of 40% contribution
Selected Questions as Indicated on the Questionnaire
1. How old are you? .
2. What is your sex?
3. Have you ever smoked?
4. How were your grades in the past 12 months?
5. How many times ha
If we want to measure the change in the volume of production, we should use which data series?
a. GDP at volume prices.
b. GDP deflator.
d. GDP at constant prices.
e. GDP at current price
A change in which of the following va
Table of Contents
What is Statistics?
Population versus Sample
Learning Activity 1.1
Use of Statistics in
INTRODUCTORY STATISTICS FOR THE
UNIT 3 PROBABILITY AND PROBABILITY
Prepared by: Linn Brown
Explain the Binomial distribution
Title: psychology history
Port more community college (old harbour campus)
Brief History on Erick Erikson theory
Erick Hamberger Erickson was born on June 15, 1902 in Frankfurt, Germany to his Jewish
By: Rickona Bennett
Jane Addams and Mary Richmond
The function versus cause debate, which has consumed the social work profession since
its inception in the late 19th century,
EVOLUTION AND HISTORY OF SOCIAL WORK IN AFRICA
African countries are beset with a "crisis of inadequacy" due to the fact that development is
influenced by colonial experience, and Western theories of modernization and economic growth.
These factors have a
Motivation is necessary in our daily life. In Mitchells Motivation: New Directions for Theory,
Research, and Practice, Motivation is defined as the degree to which an individual wants and
chooses to engage in certain specified behaviours. In Ktheurs video
Ethics for social work
According to Merriam-Webster since (1828) an area of study that deals with ideas about what are good
and bad behave or: a branch of philosophy dealing with what is morally right or wrong.
Are the rules that govern whic
5) Calculate an appropriate measure for central tendency for each of the variables
in the data set and explain your choice for each variable.
Running head: ADCSE COMM1101
Areas of Divergence between Creole and Standard English
Name: Rickona Bennett
Institution: Portmore Community College
Course: Communication 1101
Lecturer: Mr. Eric Daley
Date: October 24, 2016
Table of Conte
Problem Set 1
Determine the variable of the following scenarios and give the level of measurement for each:
a. Categorical variable the answer is ordinal because it does not give a precise measurement.
b. Categorical variable the answer is nomi
3. Design a road safely awareness program using GoAnimate.com to improve the lives of
citizens in your country from being the victims of dangerous driving on your nation's roads. (10
marks, 300-400 words for your script). Use the website to create a video
Problem Set 2
This worksheet covers material from units 3-5. It contributes 8% to your final grade and is due
on Saturday November 19, 2016 at 11:55 PM EC time/ 10:55 PM JA time.
Please show all working and/or explanation. Please submit assignment in the
Summarising Data: Averages and
In Unit 2, we examined a few formats for presenting data. In this context, we said that
tables and charts are valuable because they can give us a quick impression of the general
In Unit 4, we discussed the assignment of probabilities to events. This unit extends on
the concept of probability by discussing probability distributions. The social scientist
seldom works with every event arisin
Looking for Relationships: Correlation
So far our focus has been on one random variable. In this unit, we focus on
analyzing the relationship between two or more variables.
Regression analysis is used to generate an equat
Summarising Data: Charts and Tables
In this unit, we will study a few presentation formats categorised under tables and charts.
These formats help us examine and interpret the data without much difficulty. However, we
should exercise cauti
Statistical Inference: Estimation
In an earlier unit we defined a population parameter as a numerical characteristic of
a population. In Unit 5 we discussed the characteristics and properties of the
probability distributions of random vari
Statistical Inference: Hypothesis Testing
In Unit 6, we explored estimation as one of the major areas of inferential statistics.
Our focus in that unit was on making inferences about the values of population
parameters by applying a random
In this unit, we will define the notion of probability and demonstrate its importance and
its use in statistical contexts. Like most sciences, the birth of probability can be traced to
the desire to solve proble
U U N IT
This unit provides a general introduction to the field of statistics. Your life experiences
have made you aware that statistics is concerned with the study of figures in one way
or another. This unit will introduc