Discrete Random Variables
What is a random variable? Give some examples.
What is a probability distribution?
What is a discrete random variable? Give some examples.
Alternate Example: How many languages?
Imagine selecting a U.S. high schoo
5.1 Randomness and Probability
Alternate Activity: Whose Book is This?
Suppose that 4 friends get together to study at Tims house for their next test in AP Statistics.
When they go for a snack in the kitchen, Tims three-year-old brother makes a t
Introduction, Opening Activity
Activity: Hiring discriminationit just wont fly!
An airline has just finished training 25 pilots15 male and 10 femaleto become captains.
Unfortunately, only eight captain positions are available right now. Airline managers a
3.1 Describing Relationships
Why do we study relationships between two variables?
What is the difference between an explanatory variable and a response variable?
How do you know which variable to put on which axis? Where d
2.1 Identifying location in a distribution: Percentiles and z-scores
What is a percentile? On a test, is a students percentile the same as the percent correct?
Alternate Example: Wins in Major League Baseball
The stemplot below shows the number
1.1 Analyzing Categorical Data
Whats the difference between categorical and quantitative variables?
Do we ever use numbers to describe the values of a categorical variable? Do we ever divide the
distribution of a quantitative variable into categor
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Curve sketching and analysis
y = f(x) must be continuous at
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5 BIG IDEA (again.)
A limit exists if a function arrives at one x—value, it doeSn't matter what the value of the
function is it only matters that the function is arriving at one particular value. In other
Words, we're asking what the function is doing aro