Defining the problem

Counting as statistics

Organizing data

Summation notation

Measures of location

Measures of spread

Tchebychev's inequality [I am not covering Tchebychev's inequality in Fall 2005]

Measures of relative position

Interrelations of summary statistics

Information in histograms

(First test)

Introduction to probability

Venn diagrams and algebra of sets

Additive rules

Conditional probability and the product rule

Random variables

Binomial distribution

Frequency distributions

Normal distribution

Normal distribution (mu,sigma)

Important z-scores

Normal approximation to the binomial distribution

Continuity correction factor

Central limit theorem

(Second test)

Confidence intervals

Variations on confidence intervals

Test of hypothesis (two-tail)

Test of hypothesis (one-tail)

Type I and II error

Proportions

Multinomial data (chi-square)

(Third test)

Regression

Correlation

(Other topics)

Graphical display of qualitative data

Cumulative data distributions

Other descriptive statistics

Pythagorean means

Counting techniques

(Supplementary handouts for 800:072)

Estimating means and medians from histograms

The other tail of chi-squared

Old drafts of course material:

graphical presentation of data