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A fair die is rolled 12 times. Consider the following three possible outcomes:
(i)
526321416534
(ii)
112233445566
(iii)
666666666666
Which of the following is true?
(i) is more likely than (ii) or (iii).
(ii) is more likely than (iii).
The three outcomes
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The most important reason for the use of random allocation of subjects to the different
treatments is:
to ensure that each subject in the trial receives the best possible treatment.
to guarantee that approximately the same number of subjects is assigned t
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Tests of GoodnessofFit &
Independence
ChiSquare GoodnessofFit Tests
A goodnessoffit test is a statistical model used to determine
whether the observed sample frequencies followed the expected
frequencies, or a specified a population distribution.
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Simple Linear Regression
SIMPLE LINEAR REGRESSION MODEL
LEAST SQUARE METHOD
COEFFICIENT OF DETERMINATION
COEFFICIENT OF CORRELATION
SIGNIFICANCE TEST OF CORRELATION
Definition of Terms
Regression analysis is a statistical process for estimating the
relat
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Analysis of Variance (ANOVA)
COMPLETELY RANDOMIZED DESIGN
Experimental vs Observational
Experimental study data are generated through experimentation
where one or more variables can be controlled.
Observational study data are usually collected through s
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Stat 100 HW 6 Solutions
November 3, 2011
1. Let X be Jockos estimate and Y be the estimate of the other garage. We want
to test
H0 : X = Y
HA : X = Y
Since we have 10 matched pairs of cars with estimates by both garages, the
appropriate statistical test i
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Statistics 100 Fall 2011 Assignment 2
Due Friday, September 23, 2011
Homework is to be handed in either at the Friday lecture to your TF or directly to the Stat 100
dropbox on the 7th oor of the Science Center by Friday afternoon at 4:00pm.
Readings (IPS:
Introduction to Quantitative Methods for the Social Sciences and Humanities
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Statistics 100 Fall 2011 Assignment 3
Due Friday, September 30, 2011
Homework is to be handed in either to your TF at the Friday lecture or directly to the Stat
100 dropbox on the 7th oor of the Science Center Friday afternoon by 4:00pm.
Readings (IPS: Mo
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Statistics 100 Fall 2011 Assignment 5
Due Monday, October 24, 2011
Homework is to be handed in either at the Monday lecture or directly to the Stat 100
dropbox on the 7th oor of the Science Center Monday afternoon by 4:00pm.
Readings (IPS: Moore, McCabe a
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Statistics 100 Fall 2011 Assignment 4
Due Friday October 14, 2011
Homework is to be handed in either to your TF at the Friday lecture or directly to the Stat
100 dropbox on the 7th oor of the Science Center Friday afternoon by 4:00pm.
Readings (IPS: Moore
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Statistics 100 Fall 2011 Assignment 6
Due Friday November 4, 2011
Homework is to be handed in either at the Friday lecture or directly to the Stat 100 dropbox on the
7th oor of the Science Center Friday afternoon by 4:00pm.
Readings (IPS: Moore, McCabe an
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Solutions to Problem Set 4
Statistics 100: Mark Glickman
1. Problem 5.18, page 310:
a) X is the score of a randomly chosen person from the testtakers.
P(X 23) = P(Z (2319.2)/5.1) = P(Z 0.745) = 1  P(Z < 0.745) = 0.228.
b) The mean of the sample average
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Homework 3 Solutions
STAT 100 Fall 2011
1. IPS 4.62
For all of these probabilities, we simply compute the area under the density curve. Because X is
distributed uniformly, geometrically, all areas are rectangles.
a) P(X .3) = 1 P(X < .3) = 1 0.3 = 0.7
b)
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Statistics 100 Fall 2011 Assignment 7
Due Monday November 14, 2011
Homework is to be handed in either at the Monday lecture or directly to the Stat 100 dropbox on
the 7th oor of the Science Center Monday afternoon by 4:00pm.
Readings (IPS: Moore, McCabe a
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Homework 1 Solutions
STAT 100 Fall 2011
1. a) The distribution of per capita gasoline consumption is centered around 500, with most of the
values falling between 400 and 600. The distribution is leftskewed. There are no gaps or outliers in
the distributi
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Analysis of Variance (ANOVA)
RANDOMIZED BLOCK DESIGN
FACTORIAL EXPERIMENT
Randomized Block Design
Randomized block design an experimental design which employs
blocking (a process of using same experimental units for all
treatment).
Blocking decrease the
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Introduction
Inequality, Income, and Growth
Summary
Economics 448
Lecture 13
Functional Inequality
October 16, 2012
Lecture 13
Introduction
Inequality, Income, and Growth
Summary
Introduction
Last time discussed the measurement of inequality.
Today we wil
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CONDITIONAL PROBABILITY AND INDEPENDENCE CHECKPOINT 1
The first three questions refer to the following information:
Suppose a basketball team had a season of games with the following characteristics:
60% of all the games were athome games. Denote this by
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Maya Ying Lin
American designer and artist known for her work
in landscape and sculpture art.
Designed Vietnam Veterans Memorial, located in
Washington, D.C. at the age of 21.
Domino Theory
The idea that if one important nation fell to
communism, other
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Target Security Breach
Just a few days prior to Thanksgiving 2013, Target experienced a security
breach that leaked the credit cards numbers of thousands of customers.
Hackers obtained the number of every credit card used at all 1,797 Target
stores locate
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Roblox Stuff
Anime Face: 280988698
Katrina Scarlett: 175136000
Golden Anime Girl Hair: 185812297
Lady of The Meadows: 204161689
Blue Butterflies: 38323190
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Kaleidoscope of Butterflies: 238903391
Moon and Stars: 259423752
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EASTERN EUROPE
TAKING IN THE SIGHTS
THE PARTHENON
City: Athens
Country: Greece
Coordinates: 37.9715 N, 23.7267 E
Earthquakeresistant
Included a gold reserve
Almost entirely funded by the allied citystates
under Athens protection rather than Athens
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IF
Statements
Day 1:
1. Go to
the
following website: http:/www.gcflearnfree.org/excelformulas/17
2. Download the practice file and type in the correct IF Statements as shown.
3. Rename the Sheet 1 tab Day1.
4. Go to the following website:
http:/spreadshee
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The Price of Gas January 2015 December 2015
National Average
$2.11
$2.23
$2.43
$2.44
$2.68
$2.77
$2.74
$2.60
$2.33
$2.25
$2.14
$2.02
SC Average
$1.95
$2.02
$2.14
$2.17
$2.39
$2.47
$2.39
$2.16
$1.95
$1.93
$1.92
$1.89
The Price of Gas
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