"Mathematics is the handwriting on the human consciousness of the very Spirit of Life itself." -- (Claude Bragdon)
Answer: He said the man was historical.
Things Herky would like to know:
Why do they call it a TV set when you only get one?
Reading: Section 2.1, pages 64-71 (up to Exercises)
Exercise: No written assignment.
Note: Read the materials carefully. You are in an Advanced Placement (college level) course. Reading... and understanding what you read, is important.
You are in Section 2.1.
The Cartoon Guide toStatistics is aneasy-to-read-and-understand book. There is a lot of good stuff mixedin among the cartoon figures. The pages you will be reading representa review of what we have done to date, plus a very brief introduction(pages 24-27) to some new thoughts that will be very important tous.
Over Outings Week, you should read the bookletHow to Lie with Statistics
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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