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Review 1 Descriptive Statistics 
Reading from the Net and
Other Notes 
Taxonomy of Statistics
reviews what you will be studying 
Survey
Design and
Scientific Method 
2 Nature of
Statistics and Measurement
3
Measurement Scales 
Many
users prefer to do the Quick Question first as they are a concise review
of basic concepts. 
4 Frequency
Distributions
5 Graphs 
The following graphs are not covered by
other notes.
Stem
and Leaf Displays and Box
Plots.
Dotplot Summaries Applet 
10 The Mean
11
Other Measures of Location 
A little extra!
Summation
notation from HyperStat Online explains a type of notation used by
some text books. 
16 Measures of Dispersion
17 Using Measures to
Determine Variability 

22 Mean & Median
and Mode for Grouped Data
23 Nonsymmetrical Data and
Skewness
Those skipping grouped calculations may
skip section 3 of page 22. 
A little
extra! Rice Virtual Statistics Lab
has dynamic Java 1.1simulation of the
Sampling Distribution and Confidence
Intervals

28 Dispersion of
Grouped Data
29 QuartilesPercentiles
Those skipping grouped
calculations should
start with section 5C 
A little extra! Rice Virtual Statistics Lab
has dynamic Java 1.1demonstration on the
Confidence
Interval on a Proportion 
Formula Review for Descriptive
Statistics page 34 
People
skipping grouped calculations may skip questions 2, 7, and the second
part of nine.
Additional
Practice Problems 

Review 2 Probability

40 Introduction to Probability
41 Addition
Rule 
Western Michigan U. provides these exercises
Random Variables
Discrete Populations (Probability Models)
Parameters
More Parameters
Binomial Probability Model
Poisson Probability Model
Amazing
Applications of Probability 
467 Multiplication, Bayes' Law, Counting 
52 Binomial Probability Distribution
53 Poisson Probability Distribution

58
Continuous Normal Probability Distribution
59
Using z
60
Finding z
61 Normal Approximation to a binomial

66 Sampling Distribution of
the Mean Mu
67 Central Limits Theorem

A little
more! Rice Virtual Statistics Lab has dynamic Java
1.1demonstration on the
Sampling Distributopm Simulation and Confidence
Intervals
Sampling Distributions Simulations 
70 Population Proportion
71Sample Size

Burt Gerstman of San
Jose State University has an interesting
Review with
Exercises
A little more! Rice
Virtual Statistics Lab
has dynamic Java 1.1demonstration on the
Confidence Interval on a Proportion

Probability
Formula Review 
Additional
Practice Problems


Inferential
Statistics consists on Parametric
and Nonparametric Statistics

Review
3 Parametric Statistics 
A Taxonomy of
Parametric Statistics.

Inferential Statistics
Dr. Timothy Placek of
Auburn University 
84 Large Sample HT
85 Twotail test


88 Two large samples
89 Type 2 error


94
onetail of one sample proportion
95 one & 2tail of 2 sample prop 

98 onetail, 1 small sample
99 twotail of 2 small samples, paired difference test 
Degrees
of Freedom from onlinestatbook.com
Burt Gerstman
of San Jose State University has an interesting
Review with
Exercises
and t
Procedure Exercises.

102 xbar chart
103 R & p charts 
Acceptance Sampling? 
108 sample variances, ANOVA
109 Difference between 3 means 
Analysis of Variance
ANOVA simulation 
114 TwoFactor Analysis of Variance
115 example, comparing 3 means 


Review
4 Nonparametric Statistics
Review Notes 
120 chisquare, Goodness of Fit
121 Test for independence

Least Squares
Dr. T. P
Twoway tables applets 
126 run test, one sample, one tail sign test
127 MannWhitney test


132 twotail of two sample sign test
132 testing three medians using KruskallWallis 
Study Design and Choosing Statistical Tests from
BMJ
Categorizing Problems and Choosing
Appropriate Tests

Inferential
Statistics Formula Review
Executive Summary of Inferential
Statistics

Additional Practice Problems
Study design
from BMJ 
Review 5 Correlation and
Regression 
146 Correlation
147 Coefficient. of Determination 

152
Regression
153 Interval Estimate of a conditional mean 
Lines and Slope 
Review is a introduction/reminder of graphing with slope and
yintercept.
Least Squares Regression Applet
Multiple Regression is not covered by Quick Notes. 
Correlation
and Regression Review Formulas
