"How can it be that mathematics, being after all a product of human thought independent of experience, is so admirable adapted to the objects of reality." -- (Albert Einstein)
Why did Herkimer have trouble making Kool-Aid?
Answer: He couldn't figure how to get two quarts of water into the little envelope.
Reading: Pages 4-8.
Pages 8-9, do exercises 1.2, 1.3 (WNIB)
You are in SECTION 1.1.
exploratory data analysis
distribution of a variable
Unless otherwise indicated, all reading andassignments will reference our basic text,
LINK TO SECTIONSUMMARIES
LINK TO STATISTICS HOMEPAGE
The Practice of Statistics, by Yates, Moore, McCabe. New York,W.H. Freeman and Company, 1999. (ISBN 0-7167-3370-6)
The Cartoon Guide to Statistics, by Gonick and Smith. NewYork, HarperCollins Publishers, 1993. (ISBN 0-06-273102-5)
How to Lie with Statistics, by Darrell Huff. New York, W.W.Norton & Company, 1982 (ISBN 0-393-09426-X)
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