Stats: Modeling the World - Bock, Velleman, & DeVeaux
Chapter 14: From Randomness to Probability
Key Vocabulary:
probability
trial
outcome
event
independent
Law of Large Numbers
complement
disjoint
mutually exclusive
1. In statistics, what is meant by the
Stats: Modeling the World - Bock, Velleman, & DeVeaux
Chapter 9: Regression Wisdom
Key Vocabulary:
extrapolation
interpolation
leverage
influential point
lurking variable
homogeneous
1. If a histogram of residuals appears to be bimodal or multimodal, what
Stats: Modeling the World - Bock, Velleman, & DeVeaux
Chapter 10: Re-expressing Data
Key Vocabulary:
Re-expression
Calculator Skills:
log(
ln(
LnReg
ExpReg
PwrReg
QuadReg
CubicReg
1. What is meant by re-expressing data?
2. One of the goals of re-expressin
Stats: Modeling the World - Bock, Velleman, & DeVeaux
Chapter 4: Displaying Quantitative Data
Key Vocabulary:
distribution
histogram
relative frequency
histogram
stem-and-leaf display
dotplot
shape
Calculator Skills:
center
spread
mode
unimodal
bimodal
mu
Stats: Modeling the World - Bock, Velleman, & DeVeaux
Chapter 6: The Standard Deviation as a
Ruler and the Normal Model
Key Vocabulary:
standard deviation
standardized value
rescaling
z-score
normal model
Calculator Skills:
normalpdf(
parameter
statistic
Stats: Modeling the World - Bock, Velleman, & DeVeaux
Chapter 7: Scatterplots, Association, and Correlation
Key Vocabulary:
scatterplot
association
direction
form
scatter
explanatory variable
Calculator Skills:
r-value
linear regression
make a scatterplot
Stats: Modeling the World - Bock, Velleman, & DeVeaux
Chapter 8: Linear Regression
Key Vocabulary:
parameter
linear model
predicted value
residual
line of best fit
Calculator Skills:
slope
LinReg (a + bx)
y
mean-mean point
regression line
R2
coefficient o
Stats: Modeling the World - Bock, Velleman, & DeVeaux
Chapter 1: Stats Starts Here
Chapter 2: Data
Key Vocabulary:
Statistics
data, datum
variation
individual
respondent
subject
participant
experimental unit
Calculator Skills:
delete a datum
name a new li
Stats: Modeling the World - Bock, Velleman, & DeVeaux
Chapter 3: Displaying and Describing Categorical Data
Key Vocabulary:
frequency table
relative frequency table
distribution
bar chart
pie chart
contingency table
marginal distribution
conditional distr
Stats: Modeling the World - Bock, Velleman, & DeVeaux
Chapter 11: Understanding Randomness
Key Vocabulary:
random behavior
random numbers
pseudorandom numbers
Calculator Skills:
simulation
component
outcome
randInt(
trial
1. What is meant by random behavi
Stats: Modeling the World - Bock, Velleman, & DeVeaux
Chapter 13: Experiments
Key Vocabulary:
observational study
retrospective study
prospective study
experiment
random assignment
subjects
participants
experimental units
factors
levels
treatment
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