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Name: Descriptive Statistics: Practice 1
ID: m16312
Language: English (en)
Summary: This module provides students with opportunities to apply concepts related to descriptive statistics. Students are asked to take a set of sample data and calculate a series of statistical values for that data.
Subject: Mathematics and Statistics
Keywords: box, descriptive, deviation, elementary, frequency, histogram, homework, mean, median, mode, percentile, plot, practice, quartile, standard, statistics
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 2.0

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

Latest version: 1.12 (history)
First publication date: May 16, 2008 12:53 pm -0500
Last revision to module: Feb 18, 2009 7:15 pm -0600


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Version History

Version: 1.12 Feb 18, 2009 7:15 pm -0600 by Connexions
Upconverted and added appropriate class attribute.

Version: 1.11 Oct 27, 2008 1:30 pm -0500 by James Cooper
roles updated

Version: 1.10 Aug 21, 2008 10:20 am -0500 by Connexions
uploaded files

Version: 1.9 Aug 20, 2008 11:16 am -0500 by Jonathan Emmons
Corrected errors (see m17360 for details)

Version: 1.8 Jul 14, 2008 11:09 am -0500 by Connexions
Removed image width parameters

Version: 1.7 Jul 8, 2008 8:33 pm -0500 by Connexions
post review edits

Version: 1.6 Jul 3, 2008 11:29 am -0500 by Connexions
post review updates

Version: 1.5 Jun 30, 2008 10:33 pm -0500 by Connexions
Updated for consistency within collection

Version: 1.4 Jun 27, 2008 10:37 am -0500 by Connexions
Roles changed

Version: 1.3 Jun 22, 2008 3:24 pm -0500 by Jonathan Emmons
Updated metadata

Version: 1.2 May 23, 2008 4:35 pm -0500 by Uchenna Anyikam
Inserted graph image in practice

Version: 1.1 May 22, 2008 10:15 am -0500 by Jonathan Emmons
Initial publication

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