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Ch 15: Cambridge Pre-U Math Short Course: Non-Parametric Tests

About This Chapter

Non-parametric tests are the focus of this chapter's online lessons. They're designed to give you broader mathematics knowledge before you take the Cambridge Pre-U Math Short Course examination.

Cambridge Pre-U Math Short Course: Non-Parametric Tests - Chapter Summary

Prior to thaking the end-of-course exam for the Cambridge Pre-U Math Short Course, improve your comprehension of statistics. In particular, this chapter reviews non-parametric significance tests and helps you determine when they should be used. The lessons also help you to understand and demonstrate the use of the Wilcoxon tests when formulating a hypothesis. Once you finish studying this chapter's text and video lessons, you could be able to:

  • Compare and provide examples of parametric and non-parametric statistics
  • Explain the Wilcoxon Mann-Whitney statistical test
  • Apply the Wilcoxon signed-rank test to form a hypothesis
  • Use the Wilcoxon rank-sum test to determine the identity of populations

Review the fundamentals of non-parametric tests as they're presented by knowledgeable instructors throughout this chapter's text and video lessons. Study these concepts at your convenience on your mobile device and look over the transcripts to clarify any points you may have missed during a video presentation. You can take a short multiple-choice quiz once you've completed each lesson.

Cambridge Pre-U Math Short Course: Non-Parametric Tests Chapter Objectives

During your work on Paper 1, also called Pure Mathematics of the Cambridge Pre-U Math Short Course examination, you'll provide answers to 65 questions. The test lasts about one hour and 45 minutes and makes up 45% of the entire score.

The Statistics section, or Paper 2, of the examination is where you will be tested on the concepts in this chapter. It may assess your understanding of the use of and procedures involved in a Wilcoxon single-sample sign test, single-rank test and a rank-sum test. You should also be capable of interpreting these test results. The Statistics component consists of 80 questions, and it's worth 55% of the test. You'll have approximately two hours for completion.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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