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Name: Sampling and Data: Statistics
ID: m16020
Language: English (en)
Summary: This module introduces the concept of statistics, specifically the ability to use statistics to describe data (descriptive statistics) as well as draw conclusions (inferential statistics). An optional classroom exercise is included.
Subject: Mathematics and Statistics
Keywords: data, descriptive, dot plot, inferential, statistics
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: Susan Dean (susanldean45@gmail.com), Barbara Illowsky, Ph.D. (illowskybarbara@deanza.edu)
Copyright Holders: Maxfield Foundation (cnx@cnx.org)
Maintainers: Susan Dean (susanldean45@gmail.com), Barbara Illowsky, Ph.D. (illowskybarbara@deanza.edu), Connexions (cnx@cnx.org)

Latest version: 1.14 (history)
First publication date: Mar 31, 2008 2:41 pm -0500
Last revision to module: May 17, 2012 9:04 pm -0500

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Version History

Version: 1.16 Aug 6, 2013 5:23 pm -0500 by Susan Dean
Changes:
Module: Sampling and Data: Statistics:  Update to Level of Measurement and Statistical Operations

Version: 1.15 Aug 6, 2013 3:54 pm -0500 by Susan Dean
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Module: Sampling and Data: Statistics:  Added the sections "Levels of Measurement and Statistical Operations."

Version: 1.14 May 17, 2012 9:04 pm -0500 by Susan Dean Currently viewing this version.
Changes:
Sampling and Data: Statistics: Updated language.

Version: 1.13 Oct 6, 2011 2:15 pm -0500 by Ed Woodward
Changes:
I removed once sentence. 

Version: 1.12 Feb 18, 2009 8:25 pm -0600 by Susan Dean
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Sampling and Data: Statistics: Updated the language in the glossary items.

Version: 1.11 Oct 27, 2008 8:28 pm -0500 by James Cooper
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roles updated

Version: 1.10 Aug 20, 2008 11:15 am -0500 by Jonathan Emmons
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Corrected errors (see m17360 for details)

Version: 1.9 Jul 14, 2008 11:28 am -0500 by Connexions
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removed image width parameters

Version: 1.8 Jul 8, 2008 8:55 pm -0500 by Connexions
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post review edits

Version: 1.7 Jul 3, 2008 11:53 am -0500 by Connexions
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post review updates

Version: 1.6 Jun 26, 2008 4:47 pm -0500 by Jonathan Emmons
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Roles changed

Version: 1.5 May 22, 2008 9:40 am -0500 by Uchenna Anyikam
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Fixed Glossary

Version: 1.4 Apr 29, 2008 3:10 pm -0500 by Jonathan Emmons
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Updated metadata

Version: 1.3 Apr 28, 2008 5:10 pm -0500 by Jonathan Emmons
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Enhanced accessibility for image

Version: 1.2 Apr 22, 2008 11:03 am -0500 by Uchenna Anyikam
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Cnxorg added as maintainer

Version: 1.1 Apr 18, 2008 4:37 pm -0500 by Uchenna Anyikam
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