WEEK 2-1
Chapter 3
Numerical Techniques
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Descriptive Statistics Numerical Techniques
Measures of Central Tendency
Measures of Position or Location (in Chapter 4)
Measures of Dispersion or Variation (in Chapter 4)
Announcement (6)
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n
Deadline is exten
WEEK 2-2:
CHT 4 - Numerical Descriptive Statistics
& Intro. to Probability
Binomial Experiment
oMeasures
of Position (location)
(Covered briefly in Chapter 3)
oMeasures
of Dispersion (Variation)
(Main topic of Chapter 4)
Announcement (6)
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Kresge Computer
Week 3 Distribution
Binomial, Normal Curve, Z
Score, and Probability
Two Kinds of Distribution: Closely Related
oBinomial
Distribution
The Reader
oNormal
Distribution (or Normal Curve)
Chap. 5
Announcement (4)
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Monday Section Students
u Allowed to attend
Chapter 1 & Chapter 2
Statistical Methods
Statistical Applications
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Two main statistical applications:
Descriptive statistics
n Numerical
and graphical displays of variables
n Visual & intuitively easy to understand
Inferential statistics
n Statistical
SOCY 103A TA LECTURE
9
LICHENG (IAN) YIN
March 09, 2015
Power and Sample Size
Two types of decision errors:
Type I error = erroneous rejection of true H0
Type II error = erroneous retention of false H0
Truth
Decision
H0 true
H0 false
Retain H0
Corre
STUDY GUIDE FOR THE SECOND MID-TERM EXAM
Chapter 8 Statistical Test of Hypotheses: The One-Sample C
ase
What is a Type I error? Type II error? How are they related?
What are the five elements of a hypothesis testing for a population mean? How to compute
WEEK 1 - Chapter 1
Lets Get Started!
Introduction:
Overview of the Course
Chapter Outline:
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The Role of Statistics in Scientific
Inquiry
Applied to Sociological Questions
Surveys, archival data, census, any
methodologies with numerical interest &
signi
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LAST HOMEWORK 7
SPSS Exercise (This is for Extra 11 Points)
This is due on next Tuesday at 8 a.m. Please provide the interpretation of your findings as well as
the printout of statistical outputs.
Chapters 15: Elaborating Bivariate Tables (12 pts, 4 pts f