MA 1125 Lecture 11 - More on the Binomial Distribution
Friday, February 21, 2014.
Objectives: Introduce more general form of the binomial probability distribution.
1. More on Binomial Distributions
When we toss a coin four times, and we compute the probab
MA 1125 Lecture 03 - Some Standard Graphs
Monday, January 27, 2014.
Objectives: Introduce some standard statistical graph types.
1. Some Standard Kinds of Graphs
Last week, we looked at the Frequency Distribution table. For today, we will take that
same i
MA 1125 Lecture 07 - z -Scores
Friday, February 7, 2014.
Objectives: Introduce z -scores
1. z -scores
Today, well look at another way of describing a score relative to a population. One of the
good things about all the -iles is that they mean the same thi
MA 1125 Lecture 05 - Measures of Spread
Friday, January 31, 2014.
Objectives: Introduce variance, standard deviation, range.
1. Measures of Spread
In Lecture 04, we looked at several measures of central tendency. In an attempt to describe
the numbers in a
MA 1125 Lecture 06 - The -iles
Monday, February 3, 2014.
Objectives: Introduce percentiles, quartiles, etc.
1. Percentiles, etc.
Today, were going to look at percentiles and quartiles. These and similar -iles describe
how a particular score sits in a popu
MA 1125 Lecture 02 - Frequency Distribution Tables
Friday, January 24, 2014.
Objectives: Frequency distribution tables.
1. Frequency Distributions
One popular way of describing a data set is in terms of a table. Here, well work with
something called a fre
MA 1125 Lecture 04 - Measures of Central Tendency
Wednesday, January 29, 2014.
Objectives: Introduce mean, median, mode, midrange.
1. Measures of Central Tendency
Today, were going to look at four measures of central tendency, the mean, the median, the
mo
MA 1125 Lecture 08 - Some Probability
Monday, February 10, 2014.
Objectives: Introduce basic probability
1. Basic Probability
As we move into inferential statistics, were going to analyze our data in terms of probabilities. Well also try to understand cer
MA 1125 Lecture 09 - More Probability
Wednesday, February 12, 2014.
Objectives: Probability with ANDs and ORs
1. A Bit More on Probability
We can go a long way in probability working with two more basic principles. One deals
with the probability of two ev
MA 1125 Lecture 14 - Expected Values
Friday, February 28, 2014.
Objectives: Introduce expected values.
1. Means, Variances, and Standard Deviations of Probability Distributions
Two classes ago, we computed the population mean, variance, and standard devia
MA 1125 Lecture 15 - The Standard Normal Distribution
Monday, March 3, 2014.
Objectives: Introduce the standard normal distribution and table.
1. The Standard Normal Distribution
Weve been looking at probability distributions for a couple of lectures. For
MA 1125 Lecture 13 - A Formula for the Binomial Distributions
Wednesday, February 26, 2014.
Objectives: Introduce the formula for the probabilities in a binomial distribution.
1. Binomial formulas
The main thing I want you to get out of this is that we ca
MA 1125 Lecture 12 - Mean and Standard Deviation for the Binomial Distribution
Monday, February 24, 2014.
Objectives: Mean and standard deviation for the binomial distribution.
1. Mean and Standard Deviation of the Binomial Distribution
One of our binomia
MA 1125 Lecture 10 - Binomial Distribution
Friday, February 14, 2014.
Objectives: Introduce binomial probability distribution.
1. Probability Distributions
Especially in inferential statistics, we often dont have access to a lot of information about
the p
MA 1125 Lecture 01 - What is Statistics?
Wednesday, January 22, 2014.
Objectives: Describe statistics, do some examples of descriptive statistics.
1. What is statistics?
In statistics, were trying to make sense of large sets of data. For example, we may h