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Ch 3: MTLE Life Science: Using Statistics

About This Chapter

Preparing for the MTLE Life Science exam is simple when you have help from this informative statistics chapter. Here, you'll find short video lessons and self-assessment quizzes that can assist you as you get ready for exam day.

MTLE Life Science: Using Statistics - Chapter Summary

Our experienced instructors created this chapter on using statistics to help you prepare for the MTLE Life Science exam. Some of the topics covered include chi squares and simple linear regression. After this chapter is complete, you should be ready to:

  • Calculate mode, median, range and mean
  • Find the standard deviation
  • Analysis and calculate a chi square
  • Define simple linear regression and the formula used to find it
  • Follow steps to problem solve using linear regression
  • Give the definition and examples of correlation

If you need some review in statistics, this chapter can help you clearly understand key concepts so you're ready to take the MTLE Life Science test. Our video lessons are short, easy to follow and easily navigable using the timeline. You can ask for help with any questions that come up by contacting an expert through the dashboard.

7 Lessons in Chapter 3: MTLE Life Science: Using Statistics
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How to Calculate Mean, Median, Mode & Range

1. How to Calculate Mean, Median, Mode & Range

Measures of central tendency can provide valuable information about a set of data. In this lesson, explore how to calculate the mean, median, mode and range of any given data set.

Calculating the Standard Deviation

2. Calculating the Standard Deviation

In this lesson, we will examine the meaning and process of calculating the standard deviation of a data set. Standard deviation can help to determine if the data set is a normal distribution.

Chi Square: Definition & Analysis

3. Chi Square: Definition & Analysis

In this lesson, you will learn the definition of chi square and how it is used to determine whether a null hypothesis should be accepted or rejected. We will work through an example, then you can take a brief quiz to see what you learned.

How to Calculate a Chi Square: Formula & Example

4. How to Calculate a Chi Square: Formula & Example

In this lesson, you will learn the formula and method for calculating chi square. You can then take a brief quiz to see what you learned. You will learn how to interpret the value of chi square in a separate lesson.

Simple Linear Regression: Definition, Formula & Examples

5. Simple Linear Regression: Definition, Formula & Examples

Simple linear regression is a great way to make observations and interpret data. In this lesson, you will learn to find the regression line of a set of data using a ruler and a graphing calculator.

Problem Solving Using Linear Regression: Steps & Examples

6. Problem Solving Using Linear Regression: Steps & Examples

Linear regression can be a powerful tool for predicting and interpreting information. Learn to use two common formulas for linear regression in this lesson.

Correlation: Definition, Analysis & Examples

7. Correlation: Definition, Analysis & Examples

Correlation describes the relationship between two sets of data. In this lesson, we'll delve into what correlation is and the different types of correlation that can be encountered.

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