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Name: Descriptive Statistics: Introduction
ID: m16300
Language: English (en)
Subject: Mathematics and Statistics
Keywords: data, elementary, median, statistics
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: Susan Dean (, Barbara Illowsky, Ph.D. (
Copyright Holders: Maxfield Foundation (
Maintainers: Susan Dean (, Barbara Illowsky, Ph.D. (, Connexions (

Latest version: 1.9 (history)
First publication date: Apr 5, 2008 4:42 pm +0000
Last revision to module: May 14, 2012 9:19 pm +0000


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Version History

Version: 1.9 May 14, 2012 9:19 pm +0000 by Susan Dean
Descriptive Statistics: Introduction:  Changed "Objectives" to "Outcomes."  Took out "in order."

Version: 1.8 May 12, 2012 9:48 am +0000 by Susan Dean
Descriptive Statistics: Introduction: Updated CNXML.

Version: 1.7 Oct 27, 2008 1:11 pm +0000 by James Cooper
roles updated

Version: 1.6 Oct 1, 2008 3:44 am +0000 by Connexions
Added link to video lecture

Version: 1.5 Jul 14, 2008 11:05 am +0000 by Connexions
image review

Version: 1.4 Jul 3, 2008 11:13 am +0000 by Connexions
post review updates

Version: 1.3 Jun 27, 2008 10:38 am +0000 by Connexions
Roles changed

Version: 1.2 Jun 5, 2008 11:15 am +0000 by Uchenna Anyikam
Fixed Term/Emphasis Tags

Version: 1.1 May 22, 2008 9:52 am +0000 by Jonathan Emmons
Initial publication

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