Flashcards - Praxis I Math: Basic Statistics and Probability

Flashcards - Praxis I Math: Basic Statistics and Probability
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normal distribution
In probability theory, the normal distribution is a very common continuous probability distribution
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sample
In statistics and quantitative research methodology, a data sample is a set of data collected and/or selected from a statistical population by a defined procedure
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population
A population is a summation of all the organisms of the same group or species, which live in a particular geographical area, and have the capability of interbreeding
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parameter
A parameter , generally, is any characteristic that can help in defining or classifying a particular system
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probability
Probability is the measure of the likelihood that an event will occur
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standard deviation
In statistics, the standard deviation is a measure that is used to quantify the amount of variation or dispersion of a set of data values
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standard deviation
In statistics, the standard deviation is a measure that is used to quantify the amount of variation or dispersion of a set of data values
probability
Probability is the measure of the likelihood that an event will occur
parameter
A parameter , generally, is any characteristic that can help in defining or classifying a particular system
population
A population is a summation of all the organisms of the same group or species, which live in a particular geographical area, and have the capability of interbreeding
sample
In statistics and quantitative research methodology, a data sample is a set of data collected and/or selected from a statistical population by a defined procedure
normal distribution
In probability theory, the normal distribution is a very common continuous probability distribution
combinations
In mathematics, a combination is a way of selecting items from a collection, such that the order of selection does not matter
factorial
In mathematics, the factorial of a non-negative integer n, denoted by n
independence
Independence is a condition of a nation, country, or state in which its residents and population, or some portion thereof, exercise self-government, and usually sovereignty, over the territory
expected value
In probability theory, the expected value of a random variable, intuitively, is the long-run average value of repetitions of the experiment it represents
blackjack
Blackjack, also known as twenty-one, is the most widely played casino banking game in the world
Independent events
In probability theory, two events are independent, statistically independent, or stochastically independent if the occurrence of one does not affect the probability of the other

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