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What are statistics?

1.1 THE BASICS What are statistics? Statistics can summarize and simplify large amounts of numerical data. Using statistics one can draw conclusions about data.


Statistics Text: Elementary Statistics a Step by Step Approach Allan Bluman 6 th edition; publisher: McGraw-Hill Supplemental Materials: TI-83 or-84 graphing calculator Course Description: The purpose of this course is to develop the skills and concepts of Probability and statistics.

Truth, Damn Truth, and Statistics

1. Sources The origin of the lies, damn lies... remark is unclear. Online materials on the history of Statistics posted by the University of York 3 provide an excellent discussion.

2009, 2010 AP Statistics Course Description

The College Board: Connecting Students to College Success The College Board is a not-for-profit membership association whose mission is to connect students to college success and opportunity.


32. Statistics 1 32. STATISTICS Revised April 1998 by F. James (CERN); February 2000 by R. Cousins (UCLA); October 2001, October 2003, and August 2005 by G. Cowan (RHUL).

Orphan Statistics

Every 15 SECONDS, another child becomes an AIDS orphan in Africa 1 Every DAY 5,760 more children become orphans Every YEAR 2,102,400 more children become orphans (in Africa alone) 143,000,000 2 Orphans in the world today spend an average of 10 years 3 in an orphanage or foster home Approximately ...


Statistics Goals: When you have completed this chapter, you will be able to: One Define what is meant by statistics. Two Explain what is meant by descriptive statistics and inferential statistics .


Amstat Online The ASA web site links users to various online resources for statisticians and students interested in statistics. www.amstat.org Amstat News The monthly membership magazine of the ASA prints an entire issue devoted to careers in statistics.


STATISTICS (WH) {STAT} 101. Introductory Business Statistics. (C) Staff. Prerequisite(s): MATH 104 or equivalent; successful completion of STAT 101 is prerequisite to STAT 102.

Problems With Using Microsoft Excel for Statistics

Problems With Using Microsoft Excel for Statistics Jonathan D. Cryer (Jon-Cryer@uiowa.edu) Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa Joint Statistical Meetings August 2001, Atlanta, GA In this talk I will illustrate Excel's serious deficiencies in five ...