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SAS Platform Administration for SAS 9 exam
Securing the SAS configuration
Secure a SAS platform configuration.
o Use operating system controls to protect the SAS configuration directory.
Update SAS Software
o Regularly manage and apply
Summary for Chapter 6: Experiments in the Real World
(Suggested practice problems: 1,3,4,8,10,11,13,17,18,19,20,22)
Equal treatment for all
The logic of a randomized comparative experiment requires that all subjects be treated exactly alike
except for th
Summary for Chapter 4: Sample Surveys in the Real World
(Suggested practice problems: 4,5,6,9,12,18,20,21)
There are many potential sources of error in sampling!
1. Sampling errors that result from the act of taking a sample include:
Random sampling erro
STAT 107
Quiz 1
Name:_
1. A flour company wants to know what fraction of Minneapolis households bakes some or all of their own
bread. A simple random sample of 2000 households is chosen from a list of Minneapoliss residential
addresses, and interviewers a
Chapter 11 Displaying Distributions with Graphs (Homework: 6,7,11,14,16,18)
Terms:
Distribution the distribution of a variable tells us what values it takes and how often it takes these values.
Pie charts and bar graphs are used to display the distributio
Part II Organizing Data Chapter 10 Graphs, Good and Bad
Homework: 5, 7, 9, 11, 12, 13, 26
Terms:
Distribution the distribution of a variable tells us what values it takes and how often it takes these values.
A categorical variable places an individual int
Chapter 3 What Do Samples Tell Us?
Key ideas:
1. What conclusion can we make from the data?
2. How reliable are our conclusions?
3. Sampling Distributions
(a) Bias
(b) Variability
Statistical Inference: a process in which we use a fact about a random samp
Chapter 2 - Samples, Good and Bad
Goal Gain information about the whole by examining only a part
You dont have to eat the whole ox to know that the meat is tough. Samuel Johnson
Ex. Opinion polls try to estimate the opinion of the U.S. with a small sample
Chapter 1 Where Do Data Come From?
Parts of Data
Individual: Objects described by a set of data (people, animals, things)
Variables: Characteristics of an individual. Often different for each individual (ex. Height, GPA, major,
etc)
Types of Variables
Num
STAT 244
Statistics
Summer 2010
Instructor:
Office:
Email:
Office Hours:
Tong Wu (Torrie)
SL 0335B
[email protected]
Mondays and Wednesdays: 1:30pm3:00pm, or by appointment
Course Description:
This course acquaints students with the practice of statistics as
STAT 244
Quiz#4 (total score: 20 pts)
Name:_
1. Let random variable X denote the number of classes you will be taking next
semester. The following probability distribution of X indicates the probabilities
that you will take certain numbers of classes.
X
0
STAT 244
Quiz#1
Name:_
The following are the weights in pounds of 14 boxes of raw material for a
manufacturing plant.
11 32 34 60 23 41 43 51 61 52 47 53 57 59 n=14
(1) Construct a basic stemplot. Comment on the data based upon the basic stemplot.
(20 poi
Chapter 2 Solutions
2.3 (a) The population is adults in the region where the newspaper is published (or
possibly the population is readers of the newspaper). (b) The sample is the 201 people
who wrote a letter to the newspaper. (c) The sampling frame is t
Chapter 5
Experiments, Good and Ba
d
A tale of three studies
1.
Today we will discuss Experiments
Start with three examples
A study to test the effectiveness of online l
earning at Nova Southeastern University, F
lorida concludes that undergraduates takin
Chapter 4* Sample Surv
ey in the Real World
Summary
There are many potential sources of error in sampling!
Sampling errors that result from the act of taking a sa
mple include:
Random sampling error
undercoverage
The margin of error covers only random sam
Chapter 2
Samples, Good and Bad
1
Thought Question 1
Popular magazines often contain surveys that ask their
readers to answer questions about hot topics in the
news. Do you think the responses the magazines
receive are representative of public opinion? Ex
Part I: Producing Data
Goals
Understand the need for careful
methods(design) of collecting data
Understand the two major techniques for
collecting data: Surveys and Experiments
Learn how to design simple surveys
Learn how to design simple experiments
STAT 107
Test 2
Spring 2010
Name _
Multiple choice questions are worth three points each.
The next 6 questions refer to this study.
Pamela Thacher, a psychologist at a small liberal arts college named St. Lawrence University, wanted to
find out if all-nig
STAT 107
Test 1
Spring 2010
Name _
The questions are worth three points each.
The first 9 questions refer to this survey.
Suppose you want to know the opinions of American school teachers about the federal government
issuing vouchers to assist children to
Summary for Chapter 4: Sample Surveys in the Real World
(Suggested practice problems: 4,5,6,9,12,18,20,21)
There are many potential sources of error in sampling!
1. Sampling errors that result from the act of taking a sample include:
Random sampling erro
STAT 107-Section 001
Concepts of Statistics
Fall 2010
Instructor:
Office:
Email:
Office Hours:
Tong Wu (Torrie)
SL 0335B
[email protected]
By appointment or go to Math Tutoring Lab for help at SL 1224
Course Description:
This course acquaints students with th
STAT 107
Quiz 2
Name_
Direction: There are 10 questions and 1 bonus question. You will earn 1.5 points for each correct
answer. When you finish the quiz, please write down your answers clearly in the table on next page.
Using the following to answer quest
STAT 107
Quiz 1
Name:_
1. A flour company wants to know what fraction of Minneapolis households bakes some or all of their own
bread. A simple random sample of 2000 households is chosen from a list of Minneapoliss residential
addresses, and interviewers a
STAT 107
Quiz 1
Name:_
1. A flour company wants to know what fraction of Minneapolis households bakes some or all of their own
bread. A simple random sample of 2000 households is chosen from a list of Minneapoliss residential
addresses, and interviewers a