# Ch 50: NMTA Math: Statistics Overview

The video lessons and quizzes in this chapter will have you good and ready for statistics questions on the NMTA Mathematics test. Our expert instructors will guide you through all the information you need to know about statistics.

## NMTA Math: Statistics Overview - Chapter Summary

New Mexico State uses the NMTA Mathematics test to determine the qualifications and content-area knowledge of aspiring teachers. Let us help you get ready for this exam so you can prove you're capable of teaching. You can use this chapter's video lessons to brush up on all the essentials of statistics, including categorical and quantitative data. Mathematical experts have created brief but thorough videos that will keep you interested in distinguishing between random selection and allocation. The videos are easy to navigate within and between. Watch them anytime and anywhere. They'll proceed through topics such as:

• The application and differences of descriptive and inferential statistics
• Differences between populations and samples as well as the contrasts between parameters and statistics
• Using sample data to estimate parameter and gathered data to measure model strength
• Differences between types of data such as quantitative, categorical, discrete and continuous
• What is meant by nominal, ordinal, interval and ratio measurement
• Differences between experiments and observational studies
• Use and limitations of convenience sampling in statistics

The lessons are each followed by a short quiz with multiple choice questions that will help you gauge your comprehension and retention, and identify areas you need to review more.

### Objectives for the NMTA Math: Statistics Overview Chapter

For aspiring teachers, New Mexico uses the NMTA Mathematics test for licensure purposes. We can help you jump this hurdle with ease. The test has 150 questions split into 5 sections. The final section, Statistics, Probability and Discrete Mathematics, constituting about 19% of the test, is where you'll be tested on your understanding of statistics-related concepts. Specifically, you may encounter questions seeking to determine your ability to analyze, organize, and display data in appropriate formats and representations. You'll also apply your understanding of central tendency, variability, bias and sampling techniques.

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