Ch 6: Understanding Data Using Statistics

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Take a closer look at this chapter to recall how to use statistics to understand data. Review how data can be represented visually, then memorize all the important key terms included in each lesson that describe how to gather and measure data.

Understanding Data Using Statistics - Chapter Summary

This chapter will help you refresh your memory concerning the intricacies of understanding data and using statistics. Each lesson has been designed to walk you through the different aspects of statistical data analysis, including visual representations, related terminology, and data interpretation methodologies. After you complete this chapter, you should possess the skills to do the following:

• Describe dot plots, histograms, scatterplots, and box plots
• Identify central tendency measurements
• Analyze interquartile and quartile ranges
• Check out how to calculate the standard deviation
• Define major vocab words related to data sets
• Compare relative, conditional, marginal, and joint frequencies
• Explain correlation, curve fitting, and how to analyze residuals

Our materials make studying this topic easier, since we divide all the major concepts into individual lessons. You can go directly to the chapter menu to see a list of all available lessons. As each lesson is clearly labeled by topic, you should have no problems finding the exact information you need to review. You have the option to focus on a few key lessons, or you can go through every lesson we offer. Each one of our lessons can stand on its own, so you do not have to watch them in order. We keep our materials available to you online, so you can always come back to this chapter and go through the lessons as many times as you need.

14 Lessons in Chapter 6: Understanding Data Using Statistics
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