The Sign Test (rev. F 16)
The sign test is a rather crude, but versatile test. Its essentially the test
for proportion that you covered in Math 2785.
Example a test about the median of a population.
Overview: the median is the 50th percentile of a data
Another Chi-Square Test: Independence of Two Variables.
Text Section 12.3
Here we test for a possible relationship between two nominal scale variables.
Since the sample data needed is usually arranged in cross-tabulation or
contingency table format, suc
Natural Resource Conservation
o Something useful or necessary to humans that is produced by nonanthropogenic processes, e.g,. a forest, a mineral deposit, or fresh
Renewable natural resources
o Resources that are r
1. How does the author of "The Heat Death of the Universe" use numbers in the story?
The author, Pamela Zoline, uses numbers in the story to show how the main character
Sarah Boyle thinks. Sarah Boyle uses scientific method thinking by making lists.
The Planet Mars
One of the most interesting and fascinating planets in our solar system is the planet Mars. If seen
by humans, they would be amazed at the actual sight of Mars. The fourth planet from the sun and the
last of the terrestrial p
The COBA litudent's Guide to QMBE
with the accreditation process relative to two agencies have led
departments in both the business school and the larger university to re-think the scope and
effectiveness of programs and individual courses.
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Some Basic Concepts
To get you back into a statistical mode of thought, we'll review a few important
ideas from your first statistics course.
I. Variance: The most important measure of the amount of variation in a data set
Instructor: W. Michael Easley, M.S.
Office: KH 440
E-mail: [email protected]
MyScheduleSpring16: Office Hours
11-12 Noon Office
(this office hour is flexible - it
may occasionally be moved to a
Topic 1 Answer Sheet
Name Meagan Labruzza
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1. In the Excel data file you will find some data on mutual fund returns. Use Excel
17281.13 1 CUMULATIVE PROBABILITIES FOR THE STANDARD NORMAL
Entries in the table
give the area under the
curve to the left of the
z value. For example, for
z = —.85. the cumulative
probability is .1977.