"No employment can be managed without arithmetic, no mechanical invention without geometry." -- (Benjamin Franklin)
Answer: "I can't remember your name, but your faith is familiar."
Things Herky would like to know:
Why is the word abbreviation so long?
Reading: Review previous reading sections, as necessary.
Exercises: 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5 (There is a lot that can be learned from this simulation.)
You are in Section 2.1.
The concept of a densitycurve is important in statistics.
Make sure you appreciate the MATH POWERillustrated by Exercise 2.5.
Here is the TI-83 approach listed in this exercise.
Clear list L2 (or some list of your choice).
Set window assuggested in text (page 73) to produce a frequency histogram.
Use 2nd/ENTRY todo this many times.
Relate to what you have done
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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