The Role of Statistics and the Data Analysis Process | |
Three Reasons to Study Statistics | |
The Nature and Role of Variability | |
Statistics and the Data Analysis Process | |
Types of Data and Some Simple Graphical Displays | |
Head Sizes: Understanding Variability | |
Estimating Sizes | |
A Meaningful Paragraph | |
Collecting Data Sensibly | |
Statistical Studies: Observation and Experimentation | |
Sampling | |
Simple Comparative Experiments | |
More on Experimental Design | |
More on Observational Studies: Designing Surveys (optional) | |
Communicating and Interpreting the Results of Statistical Analyses | |
Designing a Sampling Plan | |
An Experiment to Test for the Stroop Effect | |
McDonalds and the Next 100 Billion Burgers | |
Video Games and Pain Management | |
Graphing Calculator Explorations | |
Graphical Methods for Describing Data | |
Displaying Categorical Data: Comparative Bar Charts and Pie Charts | |
Displaying Numerical Data: Stem-and-Leaf Displays | |
Displaying Numerical Data: Frequency Distributions and Histograms | |
Displaying Bivariate Numerical Data | |
Communicating and Interpreting the Results of Statistical Analyses | |
Locating States | |
Bean Counters! Graphing Calculator Explorations | |
Numerical Methods for Describing Data | |
Describing the Center of a Data Set | |
Describing Variability in a Data Set | |
Summarizing a Data Set: Boxplots | |
Interpreting Center and Variability: Chebyshev's Rule, the Empirical Rule, and z Scores | |
Communicating and Interpreting the Results of Statistical Analyses | |
Collecting and Summarizing Numerical Data | |
Airline Passenger Weights | |
Boxplot Shapes | |
Graphing Calculator Explorations | |
Summarizing Bivariate Data | |
Correlation | |
Linear Regression: fitting a Line to Bivariate Data | |
Assessing the Fit of a Line | |
Nonlinear Relationships and Transformations | |
Logistic Regression (Optional) | |
Communicating and Interpreting the Results of Statistical Analyses | |
Exploring Correlation and Regression Technology Activity (Applets) | |
Age and Flexibility | |
Graphing calculator Explorations | |
Probability | |
Chance Experiments and Events | |
Definition of Probability | |
Basic Properties of Probability | |
Conditional Probability | |
Independence | |
Some General Probability Rules | |
Estimating Probabilities Empirically and Using Simulation | |
Kisses | |
A Crisis for European Sports Fans? | |
The "Hot Hand" in Basketball | |
Graphing Calculator Explorations | |
Random Variables and Probability Distributions | |
Random Variables | |
Probability Distributions for Discrete Random Variables | |
Probability Distributions for continuous Random Variables | |
Mean and Standard Deviation of a Random Variable | |
The Binomial and Geometric Distributions | |
Normal Distributions | |
Checking for Normality and Normalizing Transformations | |
Using the Normal Distribution to Approximate a Discrete Distribution | |
Rotten Eggs | |
Graphing Calculator Explorations | |
Sampling Variability and Sampling Distributions | |
Statistics and Sampling Variability | |
The Sampling Distribution of a Sample Mean | |
The Sampling distribution of a Sample Proportion | |
Do Students Who Take the SAT Multiple Times Have an Advantage in College Admissions? Graphing Calculator Explorations | |
Estimation Using a Single Sample | |
Point Estimates | |
Large-Sample Confidence Interval for a Population Proportion | |
Confidence Interval for a Population Mean | |
Communicating and Interpreting the Results of Statistical Analyses | |
Getting a Feel for Confidence Level | |
An Alternative Confidence Interval for a Population Proportion | |
Graphing Calculator Explorations | |
Hypothesis Testing Using a Single Sample | |
Hypotheses and Test Procedures | |
Errors in Hypothesis Testing | |
Large-Sample Hypothesis Tests for a Population Proportion | |
Hypothesis Tests for a Population Mean | |
Power and the Probability of | |
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