David M. Lane, Mikki Hebl, Dan Osherson, and Heidi Ziemer
- What are Statistics?
- Importance of Statistics
- Descriptive Statistics
- Inferential Statistics
- Sampling Demonstration
- Summation Notation
- Linear Transformations
- Statistical Literacy
PDF (A good way to print the chapter.)
This first chapter begins by discussing
what statistics are and why the study of statistics is important.
Subsequent sections cover a variety of topics all basic to the
study of statistics. One theme common to all
of these sections is that they cover concepts and ideas important
for other chapters in the book.
Please answer the questions: