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'Against All Odds-Inside Statistics' Series, 1-9

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Against All Odds-What Is Statistics?
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What Is Statistics?  Using historical anecdotes and contemporary applications, this introduction to the series explores the vital links between statistics and our everyday world. The program also covers the evolution of the discipline.' Due to licen... [more]
March 9, 2010 at 08:14 PM
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Ages: 18 - 18
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Against All Odds - 4. Normal Distributions
From learner.org, produced by Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications and Chedd-Angier
'Students will advance from histograms through smooth curves to normal curves, and finally to a single normal curve for standardized measurement, as this program shows ways to describe the shape of a distribution using progressively simpler methods. ... [more]
March 9, 2010 at 08:30 PM
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Ages: 18 - 18
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Against All Odds - 7. Models for Growth
From learner.org, produced by Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications and Chedd-Angier.
'Topics of this program include linear growth, least squares, exponential growth, and straightening an exponential growth curve by logic. A study of growth problems in children serves to illustrate the use of the logarithm function to transform an ex... [more]
March 9, 2010 at 08:59 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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Against All Odds - Picturing Distributions
From learner.org, produced by Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications and Chedd-Angier
'With this program, students will see how key characteristics in the distribution of a histogram — shape, center, and spread — help professionals make decisions in such diverse fields as meteorology, television programming, health care, and air traff... [more]
March 9, 2010 at 08:21 PM
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Ages: 18 - 18
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Against All Odds - 9. Correlation
From learner.org, produced by Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications and Chedd-Angier
'With this program, students will learn to derive and interpret the correlation coefficient using the relationship between a baseball player’s salary and his home run statistics. Then they will discover how to use the square of the correlation coeffi... [more]
March 9, 2010 at 09:07 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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Against All Odds - Describing Distributions
From learner.org, produced by Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications and Chedd-Angier
'This program examines the difference between mean and median, explains the use of quartiles to describe a distribution, and looks to the use of boxplots and the five-number summary for comparing and describing data. An illustrative example shows how... [more]
March 9, 2010 at 08:26 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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Against All Odds - Describing Relationships
From learner.org, produced by Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications and Chedd-Angier
'Segments describe how to use a scatterplot to display relationships between variables. Patterns in variables (positive, negative, and linear association) and the importance of outliers are discussed. The program also calculates the least squares reg... [more]
March 9, 2010 at 09:03 PM
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Ages: 18 - 18
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Against All Odds - 6. Time Series
From learner.org, produced by Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications and Chedd-Angier
'Statistics can reveal patterns over time. Using the concept of seasonal variation, this program shows ways to present smooth data and recognize whether a particular pattern is meaningful. Stock market trends and sleep cycles are used to explore the ... [more]
March 9, 2010 at 08:56 PM
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Ages: 18 - 18
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Against All Odds-5. Normal Calculations
From learner.org, produced by Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications and Chedd-Angier
'With this program, students will discover how to convert the standard normal and use the standard deviation; how to use a table of areas to compute relative frequencies; how to find any percentile; and how a computer creates a normal quartile plot t... [more]
March 9, 2010 at 08:49 PM
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