Monthly Archives: October 2013

Book: “Statistics: A Very Short Introduction”

If you’d like to get a more conceptual overview of the topics we’re studying, you could take a look at this book: The nice thing is that you can access an electronic copy of this book via the CUNY library–try … Continue reading

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The Combinatorics & Probabilities of Powerball

On the exam last week I asked you to calculate how many different entries there are for the New York Lottery’s Powerball game, given the following instructions from on “How to Play“: Fill in your choice of five numbers from … Continue reading

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Example: CDC & WHO Growth Chart (Percentile) Curves

Here is the CDC webpage for their pediatric growth charts that I discussed in class this week: Growth charts consist of a series of percentile curves that illustrate the distribution of selected body measurements in children. Pediatric growth charts have … Continue reading

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