## Individual Research Project Section 14.4

### Project 14.10

Select something that you think might be normally distributed (for example, the ring size of students at your college). Next, select 100 people and make the appropriate measurements (in this example, ring size). Calculate the mean and standard … See the whole entry

## Individual Research Projects Section 14.2

### Project 14.3

If you roll a pair of dice 36 times, the expected number of times for rolling each of the numbers is given in the accompanying table. A graph of these data is shown.

1. Find the mean, the variance,
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## Individual Research Projects Section 14.1

### Project 14.1

“You can clearly see that Bufferin is the most effective… ”
“Penzoil is better suited … ”
“Sylvania was preferred by … .”

“How can anyone analyze the claims of the commercials we see and hear on a … See the whole entry

Videos:
Cumulative Frequency Distributions  (time: 9:10)

This video tells how to read a z-score table (time: 4:33)
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Videos:
Measures of Central Tendency  (time: 2:00)

Medians and Quartiles (time: 5:42)

Boxplots (time: 4:15)
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Videos:
This (rather elementary) British video talks about constructing line graphs (time: 5:23)

This (also rather elementary) video talks about reading bar graphs  (time: 3:19)

Frequency diagrams and cumulative frequency diagrams are discussed in this British video clip. (time: 4:17)… See the whole entry

## Reference Topics 14-5

This site is a glossary of statistical terms:
http://www.stat.berkeley.edu/users/stark/SticiGui/Text/gloss.htm

This site discusses type I and type II error.
http://www.intuitor.com/statistics/T1T2Errors.html

Group project G46 deals with Buffon’s Needle problem. This site offers a simulation of this problem:
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