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Take a Statistical Look at the Fish
  • From the layperson point of view
  • an overview
  • vocabulary w/pictures
  • distributions
  • confidence intervals
  • discrete/continuous
  • sample/population
  • hypothesis testing

Computation Resources
  • statsc.xls - a spread sheet that computes means, standard deviations, z-scores, and probabilities, expected values
  • stat.xls - a spread sheet completed computes needed for hypothesis tests


Descriptive Statistics

Normal Distributions

Binomial Distributions


Fall 2009, Statistics I Labs

Fall 2012, Statistics I Labs
  • Lab 1 - "Middles"
        Basic Vocabulary: data point, sample, population, parameter, frequency
        The paramenters called Center: average, mean, mode, median (2nd quartile, 50th percentile), midrange.
  • Lab 2 - "Spreads and Positions in Ordered Data"
        The parameters that measure Spreads: range, inner quartile range (IQR), standard deviation, variance
        1st quartile (25th percentile, median of the lower 50% of all data),
        2nd quartile (median, 50th percentile),
        3rd quartile (75th percentile, median of the upper 50% of all data )
        percentiles, z-scores, highest score, lowest score, outliers
  • Lab 3 - "Some Distribution Defined by Shape or Name"
    uniform, skewed to the left, skewed to the right, binomial, bell-shaped, uniform, U-shaped, J-shaped, reverse J-shaped , normal, Chi-Squared


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