Introduction to Statistical Analysis/Unit 2 Content

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Unit 2[edit]

This content is adapted from the Introduction to Statistics MA121/ECON104 Course at Saylor.org.

Subunit 2.1: Probability Topics and Terminology[edit]

Probability Topics and Terminology[edit]

  • Readings: Barbara Illowsky and Susan Dean’s Collaborative Statistics: “Chapter 3: Probability Topics”

Instructions: Please read each of the linked sections above in their entirety.

Terms of Use: Please respect the copyright and terms of use displayed on the webpages.

Subunit 2.2: Independent and Mutually Exclusive Events[edit]

Independent and Mutually Exclusive Events[edit]

  • Readings: Barbara Illowsky and Susan Dean’s Collaborative Statistics: “Chapter 3: Probability Topics"

Instructions: Please read the entire section above in its entirety.

Terms of Use: Please respect the copyright and terms of use displayed on the webpages.

Subunit 2.3: Two Basic Rules of Probability[edit]

Two Basic Rules of Probability[edit]

  • Readings: Barbara Illowsky and Susan Dean’s Collaborative Statistics: “Chapter 3: Probability Topics"

Instructions: Please read the entire section above in its entirety.

Terms of Use: Please respect the copyright and terms of use displayed on the webpages.

Subunit 2.4: Contingency Tables, Venn Diagrams, and Tree Diagrams[edit]

Contingency Tables, Venn Diagrams, and Tree Diagrams[edit]

  • Readings: Barbara Illowsky and Susan Dean’s Collaborative Statistics: “Chapter 3: Probability Topics”

Instructions: Please read each of the linked sections above in their entirety.

  • Lecture: Barbara Illowsky and Susan Dean’s Collaborative Statistics: “Video Lecture 3: Probability Topics”

Instructions: Please view the video on this page in its entirety.

  • Assignment: Barbara Illowsky and Susan Dean’s Collaborative Statistics: “Chapter 3: Probability Topics”

Instructions: Please click on the hyperlinks titled “Practice 1: Contingency Tables” and “Practice 2: Calculating Probabilities.” Please solve all the problems in these two sections. Next, click on the hyperlink titled “Homework” and solve problems 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17, 19, 21, 23, 25, 28-32. Please click on “[ Show Solution ]” link below the problem to check your solution.

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About the Resources in This Course[edit]

This course project draws upon three main types of resources:

The first are readings and video lectures from Barbara Illowsky and Susan Dean’s Collaborative Statistics, which is available freely under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0) license from the following location: http://cnx.org/content/col10522/latest/

The second type of resources in this course are lectures from Kahn Academy. These lectures are available under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0) license. Kahn Academy has many lectures available from http://www.khanacademy.org/

Finally, the above resources have been woven together and organized into a format analogous to a traditional college-level course by professional consultants that work as experts within the subject area. This process was facilitated by The Saylor Foundation. Additionally, if you have worked through all of the material contained in this project, you may be interested in taking the final exam provided by Saylor.org or completing other courses available there that are not yet on Wikiversity.