March 11, 2015
Dear Parents / Guardians:
This is an information packet in which you will find details regarding what your child will be doing in
Statistics during trimester 3. Included are my guidelines for classroom behavior and grading
procedures. I wou
2-7 Exploratory Data Analysis (EDA)
A _ plot is a method of graphically
sorting and arranging all data to reveal the
_ of the distribution.
A _ plot is a graphical representation of the
_ of a data set using
2-4 Measures of Central Tendency
_/average represents the central location of
a data set found by taking the sum of a set of scores
divided by the number of scores.
_ is the middle v
1-3 Uses & Abuses of Statistics
Uses of Statistics:
Abuses of Statistics:
using small _ sizes
inappropriate methods of _ data
deceiving _ that exaggerate/de-emphasize
the true nature o
2-6 Measures of Position
_/standard score is the number ofstandarddeviations
that a given value x is above or below the mean. (Round 2 decimal places)
Useful for making _ between different
Statistics is the science of _ a collection of
_ & _ data.
draw _ based on data.
Chapter 2 (Descriptive Statistics) Notes & Examples
_ statistics _describe or
summarize the important characteristics of a known set of data.
_ statistics use _ data to
make inferences about a population that
2-5 Measures of Variation
_ is the spread of a data set found by taking the difference
between the _ & _ values.
_ is a measure of the
average difference of scores from the _.