SOCI 350 Reading Notes
Textbook: pgs. xxiii-xxix
Statistics is the science of data.
Data are numbers with a context, and where the data comes form matters.
Experiments and observational studies are two places from where data can be gathered.
o However,
1.
Acme, Incorporated, has collected some data on the type of pension
favoured by a sample of its employees, and summarised them in the
following contingency table.
TYPE OF PENSION
Private
Company Plan
Government
Plan
RRSP's
FEMALE
26
30
24
MALE
4
20
16
C
1.
At Eurelia University the only marks given are A, B, C, D, and F. The letter
grades are converted for the purposes of calculating grade-point averages, with A
being given the value 4, B the value 3, C the value 2, D the value 1, and F the value
0. In a
FRENCH-ENGLISH DICTIONARY OF BASIC
MATHEMATICAL TERMS
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November 13, 1998
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dintersection: angle of intersection
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Central Limit Theorem
Strictly speaking, this theorem originated as a theorem for populations that
are infinite, but it works well for large finite populations as well.
Suppose the population has mean , with standard deviation . Suppose,
furthermore, that
1.
Acme, Incorporated, has collected some data on the type of pension
favoured by a sample of its employees, and summarised them in the
following contingency table.
TYPE OF PENSION
Private
Company Plan
Government
Plan
RRSP's
FEMALE
26
30
24
MALE
4
20
16
C
A Ei '1 December 2009
g 1 Final Examination
Statistics in Social Research
SOCI 350
December 18, 2009 @ 2:00 5:00
Examiner: K.MacKenzie , ,
lNSTRUCTIONS: (Examples)
- This-is a CLOSED BOOK examination.
0 ONE CRIB SHEET permitted.
- Calculators