Key Concepts: Ch 1-16 Flash Cards for Final Exam Review

The last day to turn in make-up work (abs. or inc.) is Friday 12/14. No exceptions.

12/10 (Monday) Day 60) Present Projects Groups 2, 4, 5, 8.
12/11 (Tues) Day 61) Present Projects Groups 7, 3, 1, 6.
Work on your projects and presentations. Please note:
a) No separate report.  A few busy slides with data or written details are OK.  You can just skip over them during your presentation. (for example: here is our raw data, of course a better way to look at it is.....)
b) 8 min max for your presentation
c) Save the file as Period#Group#_Last Names and share or email it to me @ ken_iams@fuhsd.org (for example 2P8G_Iams_DellaSantina)
hint: go throught the key concpets lists to make sure you are commenting on all important concepts and using proper vocabulary.

12/17-20 Final Exams. Check the school website for the schedule.

Friday 12/14 Day 63) Last day to turn in make-up work (abs. or inc.). Review for the 1st Semester Final Exam (Chapters1-16)
A63:
1) Study for Final Exam.

12/12,13 B_Day 62) Probability Simulation Lab. Present Game of Chance.
A62:
1) Due Friday 12/14- Pg. 383-386 / 25, 27, 29, 35, 37, 36, 38. (Hints to help you get started)
2) Review for the Final Exam.

12/11 Day 61) Present Projects Groups 7, 3, 1, 6. Review for the Final Exam.
A60:
1) Finish designing your game of chance for 12/11,12. (see Day 57 Page 1 for details)
2) Study for Final Exam.

12/10 Day 60) Present Projects Groups 2, 4, 5, 8. Review for the Final Exam.
A60:
1) Finish designing your game of chance for 12/11,12. (see Day 57 Page 1 for details)
2) Study for Final Exam.

12/07 Day 59) Finish group projects (They count as two quizzes!). Design your game of chance (It counts as 1/2 a quiz).
A59:
1) Work on your projects and presentations. Please note:
a) No separate report.  A few busy slides with data or written details are OK.  You can just skip over them during your presentation. (for example: here is our raw data, of course a better way to look at it is.....)
b) 8 min max for your presentation
c) Save the file as Period#Group#_Last Names and share or email it to me @ ken_iams@fuhsd.org (for example 2P8G_Iams_DellaSantina)
hint: go throught the key concpets lists to make sure you are commenting on all important concepts and using proper vocabulary.
2) Finish designing your game of chance for 12/11,12. (see Day 57 Page 1 for details)

1205,6 B_Day 58) Quiz Ch 14-15. Greedy Pig rematch. Discuss continuous random variables.
A58:
1) Read Ch. 16
2) Due Friday 12/14- Pg. 383-386 / 25, 27, 29, 35, 37, 36, 38. (Hints to help you get started) (See class example and draw a Normal Model for 37 and 38)
3) Due 12/11,12 - Design your own game of chance (counts as 1/2 a quiz! see Day 57 page 1 for details)
4) Work on your projects and presentations. Please note that your presentation is your writeup.
Enrichment:
Credit Default Swaps - 60 Minutes
Read about attempts to claw back bonuses based on illusory models.
More from Reuters , the Economist.

12/04 Day 57) Learn the Pythagorean Theorem of Statistics. Continuous random variables.
A57:
1) Study for Quiz next class (Wed./Thurs.) on Days 50-55 Chapters 14 & 15. See the updated Key Concept List.
2) Work on your projects and presentations. Please note that your presentation is your writeup.
3) Due 12/11,12 - Design your own game of chance (counts as 1/2 a quiz!)
4) Get a head start on A58 (due Friday12/14)
FYI: The importance of Independence:

12/03 Day 56) Learn about random variables, probability models, and expected value.
Reference the partially completed Key if you need help.
Calculator Shortcut for mean and standard deviation of a random variable:
L1 = outcomes L2 = probabilities (frequencies) then 1VarStats L1,L2

A56:
1) complete the examples 2 and 3 on the class notes (Skip 4 and page 4 problems 1 and 2)
2) Pg. 383-386 / 1, 3, 5, 16, 18, 21 (show all steps on problem 1, calculator OK on the rest, make a tree diagram for 21).
3) Study for Quiz on Chs.14 & 15 on Wed, Thurs.
FYI: Z-scores in the weather forecast! (from 2015)
INTERNAL ENSEMBLE DIAGNOSTICS SUGGEST THERE IS VERY COLD AIR IN
THE POST FRONTAL ENVIRONMENT. SHORT TO MEDIUM TERM MODEL
GUIDANCE INDICATES 500MB TEMPS RANGING FROM -25C TO -30C WHICH IS AROUND 3 STANDARD DEVIATIONS COOLER THAN TYPICAL FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR.

Friday 11/30 Day 55) Reversing the conditioning, Screening Tests, Birthday Problem, Work on projects.
A55:
1) Complete page 2: Cancer and AIDS problems
2) Pg. 364-365 / 38, 40, 41, 46.
3) Continue to work on your projects. (They count as two quizzes!)

11/28,29 B_Day 54) tree diagrams.
A54:
1) Pg. 361-365 / 1(VD),21(VD),30(VD),31,33(Tree),35.
Hint: an "or" or "either" question does include the intersection (both) - General Addition Rule
2) Continue to work on your project and read Ch.15.

Tuesday 11/27 Day 53) Quiz Chapter 14
A53:
1) Pg. 361-365 / Using Venn Diagrams when possible 2,4,5,6,10,14,15,19. (Make Venn Diagrams for 2,4,19)
2) Continue to work on your project and read Ch.15.

Monday 11/26 Day 52) Discover the General Addition Rule. Conditional probability leading to General Multiplication Rule.
A52:
1) Study for quiz (Chapter 14) next class..
2) Get a head start on A53 if you want to.

11/20,21 B_Day 51) Review LLN, Law of Averages, Addition and Multiplication Rules.
A51:
Pg. 333-335 Review the Step-By-Step Example (pay attention to Assumptions, Conditions, and "At Least")
1) Suppose that 40% of cars in your area are
Manufactured in Japan, 30% in the US, 10% in Germany,
and 20% in other countries. Find some probabilities:
a) A car selected at random is not US-made.
b) A car selected at random is made in Japan or Germany.
c) You see two cars in a row from Japan.
d) None of three cars came from Germany.
e) At least one of three cars is US-made.
f) The first Japanese car is the fourth one you see.
2) Pg. 338-341 / 9,10,31,32,33,44.
3) Read Chapter 14 - Quiz next Tuesday 11/27 (Chapter 14).

Monday 11/19 Day 50) Chapter 14 From Randomness to Probability continued.
A50: (continue on A49)
1) Continue Reading Ch. 14 and review the Step By Step example.
2) pg. 338-341 / 19,21,23,25,27,35,36 (probability answers in decimals not %s)
3) Work on your Group Project Proposal (due next class).

Friday 11/16 Day 49) Chapter 14 From Randomness to Probability
A49: (Due 11/19)
(due Monday 11/19)
1) Continue Reading Ch. 14 and review the Step By Step example.
2) pg. 338-341 / 3,4,5,6,7
3) Work on your Group Project Proposal (due 11/20,21).
FYI: Tack flipping '1718 long run relative frequency 1292 up out of 3350 or 38.6%
One in a million? (Stephanie period 6 2015)
Tack balancing on its side

11/14,15 B_Day 48) Take the Part III Test. Group Project (Survey, Study, or Experiment)
A48:
1) Start Reading Ch. 14 and review the Step By Step example.
2) Work on your Group Project Proposal (due 11/20,21).
3) Get a head start on A49. pg. 338-341 / 3,4,5,6,7 (due Monday 11/19)
FYI: DOE vs OFAT and Design of Experiment Lecture

Tuesday 11/13 Day 47) Review for test block day. Peer Review Backhoes & Forklifts using the provided rubric. Work on Group Project (Survey, Study, or Experiment) Group Proposal is due block day 11/20,21. Groups are your seat groups.
A47:
1) Complete the Part 3 Vocabulary Review Crossword Puzzle (due block day) (no space between two word answers)
2) Study for the Part 3 Test block day (Days 36-47 Ch 11-13)
1) Pg. 317-322 / 1,2,3,4,16,17,18,19 (simulation w/10 trials each w/5 games), 22,25,31,33. (due next class) (you can skip simulation problem if you got a 10 on A36 & A38)
2) Study for the Part 3 Test block day (Days 36-47 Chapters 11-13)
FYI: Problem 22 - Dangers of WiFi and Cell Phone Radiation Experiment: Pro Con

Friday 11/09 Day 46) Experimental Design Ethics. Review for test block day next week.
A46:
1) due Tuesday - Complete the Investigative Task – Backhoes & Forklifts
2) Study for the Part 3 (Ch.11,12,13) Test 11/14,15. (Study Days 36-47 Chapters 11-13)
3) due Block Day 11/14,15 - Pg. 317-322 / 1,2,3,4,16,17,18,19 (simulation w/10 trials each w/5 games), 22,25,31,33. (you can skip simulation problem if you got a 10 on A36 & A38)
FYI - Other interesting links:
The Tuskegee Experiment: Summary, Government Apology, CDC, Tuskegee Univ., Tuskegee Univ., Photos
a) When did it begin and what disease was the Tuskegee experiment tying to learn more about?
b) What aspects of experimental design were employed in the Tuskegee experiment?
c) What aspects were omitted?
d) When did the Tuskegee experiment become unethical?
e) When and why was it ended?
f) How did Tuskegee change research practices?
More interesting links:
Standford cancer breakthrough using mice
Nonconsensual Medical Experiments on Human Beings
The Ethics of Placebo Controlled Trials
Ethical, Scientific, and Regulatory Perspectives Regarding the Use of Placebos in Cancer Clinical Trials
Parkinson’s Study – Active Placebo, holes drilled in head.

11/07,08 B_Day 45) More Experimental design: matching, blinding, placebo, etc. Polio trials - Dr. Jonas Salk.
A45: (Review Last Test on Regression)
1) Pg. 312-316 / 36,38,42,44 (Sketch the experimental design for each question),
2) Work on the Investigative Task – Backhoes & Forklifts (due Tuesday).
3) Begin studying for next block day’s Part 3 (Ch.11,12,13) Test 11/14,15.
FYI: Stats in the news
Statistically Significant

11/06 Day 44) Blocking, placebo, blinding.
A44:
1) Finish Reading Chapter 13. Finish today's notes as well as STEM Stats notes (Day 42).
2) Pg. 312-316 / 34,35,11,16,17,18.
3) Begin to think about how you will complete the Investigative Task - Backhoes & Forklifts (due Tuesday 11/13)
4) Part 3 (Ch.11,12,13) Test 11/14,15.

Monday 11/05 Day 43) Quiz Ch. 11 & 12
A43:
1) Read Ch. 13 (especially the sample problem) Study the vocabulary and concepts from Friday's notes. Complete Friday's D42 notes. Complete today's D43 notes.
2) Pg. 312-315 / 7,8,9,10,12,29,32,33 (33b - Sketch the experimental design).

11/02 Day 42) Compare Sampling, Observational Study, and Experiment.
A42:
1) Prepare for quiz Monday on Days 36-41 (Chapters 11 & 12). Know your vocab and make sure you know how to conduct a simulation.
2) Get a head start on A43.
Babies smoking Babies not smoking

10/31,11/01 B_Day 41) Review response bias (induced bias due to question wording or interviewer influence). More Sampling Strategies - explained with Random Rectangles.
Enter your data here View the new data here Period 1, Period 3, Period 4, Period 6
.............................View the original data here Period 1, Period 3, Period 4, Period 6
A41: (continue on your A40 paper)
1) Prepare for quiz Monday on Days 36-41 (Chapters 11 & 12). Know your vocab and make sure you know how to conduct a simulation (Who's your buddy?, Biases I hope to . . .).
2) Pg. 288-291 / 19,27,32,35.

10/30 Day 40) What sample size? Sampling Strategies.
A40: Complete the class notes.
1) Finish Random Rectangles. 10 Sample Random Period 1, Period 3, Period 4, Period 6
Also answer: How would the distribution of size 10 random samples of 1000 Random Rectangles compare to the distribution you created in class for the size 10 radom samples of 100 Random Rectangles.
2) Read Chapter 12 and study your notes in preparation for Monday's quiz (Ch. 11 & 12)
3) Pg. 288-291 / 7,8,10,17.

FYI: Sampling UC Berkeley Diversity

10/29 Day 39) Begin study design - Sample Surveys and Bias.
A39:
1) Random Rectangles Continued - complete questions 1,2,3,7 on page 2 of the notes.
using your class Random Rectangle data. Period 1, Period 3, Period 4, Period 6
2) Pg. 288-291 / 20,22,23,25,26.

10/26 Day 38) Random Rectangles, Simulation using randint( ), Random number wrap-up.
Input your Random Rectangles answers into the GoogleForm using your FUHSD account: Period 1, Period 3, Period 4, Period 6
A38:
1) Pg. 266-267 / Simulations (use your calculator for the random numbers): 26 (just look at previous data), 27 (do at least 20 trials), 28 & 34 (do at least 10 trials) (Hint for #34 use Randint(1,6,2) for rolling two dice).
2) Finish reading chapter 11.
FYI: Random number generators. Random numbers with your calculator. True random vs. pseudorandom numbers Also Using radioactive material to generate random numbers.

10/24,25 B_Day 37) 60% Test on Regression Wisdom & Re-expression. (Days 26-35)
A37:
1) Finish A36
2) Start reading Chapter 11.

10/23 Day 36) Introduction to Randomness. Review for Test next class.
A36:
1) Study for Block Day Test - Regression Wisdom & Re-expression. (Days 26-35)
(Below is due Friday)
2) Finish the day 36 notes (both sides) (read chapter 11 for assistance)
3) Pg. 265-266 / 1, 2, 4, 11, 13, 15, 19, 20, 25 (See Pg. A-73 Appendix G for a list of random numbers to use with the simulations for 19, 20, 25 also be sure to define SCOTR for each!)
FYI: Check out www.random.org for more info about random numbers.

10/22 Day 35) Re-expression wrap up. Review for Block day's Part 2 Test on Regression Wisdom and Re-expression. (Primarily Days 26-35)
A35:
1) Review for Wednesday/Thurs Test - Regression Wisdom & Re-expression. (Days 26-35)
2) Review Chapters 9, 10 and pages 89-91 of your book.
3) Pg. 243-244 / 29, 30.
4) Pg. 249-252 / 26, 27, 40.
FYI: Video - Correlation matrix in time series analysis (moving average vs lag at 2min)
Corresponding paper referenced in the video above.

10/19 Day 34) More on other uses of re-expression.
A34:
1) Read pages 89-91.
2) Pg. 102-103 / 38, 37, 39, 41, 42.
3) Begin reviewing for Wed/Thurs Test - Regression Wisdom & Re-expression. (Days 26-35)
For Fun: See if you can see the Happy Cat in the stereogram. More here.

10/17,18 B_Day 33) Part 2 of, Is Pluto a planet? Discover other uses of re-expression.
A33:
Friday you will be picking your new seat - so think about where you want to be and who you want to sit next to.
1) Pg. 242-243 / 20(position=x),21,22.
sketch the original scatter plot, re-express to find an appropriate model (write the equation of the model, comment on the residual plot, comment on R^2). Also for 20, 21 calculate the residual value.
2) Complete A33 handout side one and side two
FYI: The Pluto Files and New Horizons probe Pluto Photos & Analysis
Universal Understanding Through Unit Conversions

10/16 Day 32) Finish determining the association between shutter speed and aperture. Investigate log-log re-expression. Is Pluto a planet?
TI89 Green Diamond, 7 = LOG
A32: it a valid Law?)
Hint: In discussing the accuracy of a model you should comment on its appropriateness and success.
1) Pg. 239-243 / 17(year=x). (continue work on A31)
2) Complete the Day 31 Investigation parts c) and d)
3) Pg. 242-243 / 18(dist.=x),19(position=x)
sketch the original scatter plot, re-express to find an appropriate model (write the equation of the model, comment on the residual plot, comment on R^2). Also for 19b calculate the residual value.

FYI: What type of outlier is the market performance on 2/5/2018 and what re-expresion might you consider using?
Type of outlier

10/12 Day 31) Review Components necessary for succeessful regression problem answers. More on re-expression and the Ladder of Powers.
TI89 Green Diamond, 7 = LOG
A31:
1) Pg. 239-243 / 14, 15. [When talking about "confidence in your prediction" make sure you mention I) appripriate - evidenced by residual plot (random scatter with no form remaining) II) successful - evidenced by R^2 III) extrapolation small or large?]
2) Complete the Day 31 Investigation parts a) and b)
Investigate the photographic effects of the association with the SimCam.

10/010,11 B_Day 30) How to deal with curved data - Try wacking it with a LOG!
Re-expression with the Ladder of Powers
TI89 Green Diamond, 7 = LOG
A30: (due Friday)
1) Read Ch. 10
2) Pg. 239-240 / 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. A2T Review: Solving exponential and log equations.
What an outlier looks like

10/09 Day 29) What can go wrong with regression continued - Means (or other summaries) rather than actual data.
A29:
1) Read and know Chapter 9.
2) complete the Investigative Task - Long Jump.
3) complete the algebra graphs on page 2 of the handout.
FYI: Comment on the Detrending of the Buffet Indicator in this article.

10/08 Day 28) Pop Quiz! Then what can go wrong with regression continued -
A28:
1) Complete the graduating class activity on the
2) Pg. 214-221 / 1, 29, 6, 30.
3) due block day: Complete the investigation into the 2000 U.S. Presidential Election. (graded separately)
FL Election Results (Excel 97-03) (Excel 2007) (PDF)
View the infamous Butterfly Ballot.

10/05 Day 27) What can go wrong with regression. Learn how leverage and residual produce three flavors of outliers.
A27:
1) Pg. 214-221 / 11, 13, 14, 25, 27, 15.
2) mix your own flavor of outlier with the Correlation Regression Demo (be sure to click on the mean-mean line and regression line).
3) What type of outlier is the United States in the Graph of Gun Deaths below?

"A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed."

10/03,04 B_Day 26) 60% Test on Correlation and Regression Ch. 7&8 (Days 18-25)
A26:
1) complete the handout activity - The Wayward Point (due Friday)
Have the calculator do it all. Draw the regression line for each graph with the calculator then by hand. When you do, the residuals are automatically calculated and saved. You can move them to a "normal" list by storing them in L3: 2nd STAT RESID STO-> L3. Now in addition to reading off the size of the residual, you can also do 1-Var Stats to find SD of the residuals.

10/02 Day 25) Review appropriateness vs. success of the regression model. Get a preview to an end of year topic of the role of correlation in portfolio optimization (investing). Review for Test next class on Part 2 Chapters 7&8 (except Straghtening Scatterplots p. 158-160) (Days 18-25)
A25: (continue on A24)
1) pg. 245-250 / 24, 29, 30, 31
3) Study for the 60% Test next class. It will cover Days 18-25. Look over your notes, assignments, Key Concepts list, and Ch.7-8 of your text (except Straghtening Scatterplots p. 158-160)

10/01 Day 24) check for understanding Quiz on Ch. 7 (except Straghtening Scatterplots p. 158-160) and Ch. 8
A24:

1) pg. 194 / 27 pg. 245-250 / 1, 8, 9,
2) Begin to prepare for 60% Test Block Day

9/28 Day 23) Clarify the role of R^2. Check out this R^2 Animation (I made this to animate the information in the blue box on page 183 of our book). Discuss the success of the model vs. the appropriateness of the model. Learn to utilize residual plots. Learn to do it on your calculator. Finish the class notes here
We can calculate the mean of skewed data, but is it appropriate?
We can calculate the R^2 of non-linear associations, but is it appropriate?

4 very different scatter plots with the same R^2 (66.6%)
A23:

1) Complete the detailed problem on page 2 of your class notes. (see Step-by Step Example p.185+ in your book)
2) Study for a check for understanding quiz on Monday. It will cover Days 18-23. Look over your notes (including vocabulary!), assignments, and study Ch. 7 & 8 (except Straghtening Scatterplots p. 158-160). 60% Test next block day.
3) Check out the correlation, regression, residual plot applets A or B.

9/26,27 B_Day 22) How to write the equation for the line of best fit and other interesting discoveries from doing a big proof.
A22:
1) Complete the problems on the class handouts (Day 22 page 4)
2) Begin to prepar for quiz on Monday. It will cover Days 18-23. Look over your notes, assignments, and study Ch. 7 & 8 (except Straghtening Scatterplots p. 158-160)
FYI: A Brief History of Linear Regression

9/25 Day 21) How can we use the correlation coefficient to estimate the y value for a given x value?
A21:
1) complete the problems on the class handouts.
2) Here is the McDonald's data for example 6: Excel 97-2003 Excel 2007
Look at Appendix B in the back of your book (starting on page A-3) for Excel Instructions
(Insert tab, Scatterplot) (Formulas tab, More Functions, Statistical)
If you want to check out the Nutritional Facts for the entire McDonalds menu click here.
FYI: Causation? Screen time might boost depression, suicide behaviors in teens .

09/24 Day 20) Does correlation imply causation?
A20:
1) pg. 164-170 / 38, 13, 20, 25, 23, 24, 29 (in that order)
2) Read Ch. 7 pg. 146-158.
Lurking Variable
FYI: Here are some of the links discussed in class:
Spurious Correlations
Despite our guest lecturer who insisted that Cancer Causes Smoking, we now know
that it is smoking that causes cancer.
Other links:
Cause and Effect
More on Smoking and Cancer

09/22 Day 19) Discover a numerical summary for the strength of the association between two quantitative variables (the spread of points about the form). Be able to calculate correlation coefficients on your calculator.
A19:
1) Complete the problems on the class notes (including pg. 164-168 / 6, 11, 35, 33, 34).
2) Practice the "Correlated Crazies" games:
Four Square Multiple Choice _ Plot your own points

09/19,20 B_Day 18) Big Test on everything so far this year, Ch.1-6. Begin to explore relationships between two quantitative variables.
A18:
1) Read pages 146-150
2) complete the class notes
3) complete the problems on both sides of the class notes. (including pg.164-165 / 1,3,5,7)

09/18 Day 17) Review for Big Test next class!
A17:
1) pg. 136-141 / 5, 8, 14, 25, 27
2) Review for Big Test next class. Review your class notes and assignments from Days 1-16, the Key Concepts list, and Chapters 1-6 of your book.

09/17 Day 16) Review for Block Day's Test.
A16:
1) pg. 135-143 / 10, 20, 33, 36, 38.
3) Begin reviewing for next Block Day's Big Test. Review your class notes and assignments from Days 1-16, Chapters 1-6 of your book, as well as the Key Concepts.

09/14 Day 15) Normal Probability Plot. Drawing Normal Models and the Empirical Rule.
A15:
1) pg. 131-133 / 25, 26, 31, 32, 44.
2) Begin preparing for 1st big test next Block Day. Ch. 1-6
FYI: In 1733 Abraham de Moivre, drawing on the work of Jacob and Nicolaus Bernoulli, calculus, and the underlying structure of Pascal's Triangle, demonstrated how a set of random drawings would distribute themselves around their average value. De Moivre's distribution is know today as a normal curve. It makes it possible to evaluate the probability that a given number of observations will fall within some specified bound around a true ratio.

09/12,13 B_Day 14) Journey to Mathmagic Land to discover the power of the Normal Model. Know the cereal example pages 121-123.
A14:
1) Read pages 116-123.

2
) p.129-133 / 7, 9, 10, 38, 40, 45 (draw Normal curves for 38,40,45)
Remember N(100, 16) means the mean = 100 and standard deviation = 16 for your z-score calculations.
3) Begin preparing for 1st big test next Block Day. Ch. 1-6

Z scores to Percents

09/11 Day 13) Measuring with Standard Deviations. Z-score practice. Review last quiz.
A13:
1) p.129-130 / 3,6,11,12,16,18,22.
2) Read pages 104-111.
Measuring with Standard Deviations

09/10 Day 12) You can compare !
If you use the standard deviation as a ruler.
Complete Page 2 of the class notes here.
TI89 Users:
When manipulating lists (ex L1-12 STO L2) do it outside the list editor.
A1
2:
1) Complete the class notes and the three problems on page 2. For problem #2:
2) Read pages 104-111.
FYI: Check out the official decathlon scoring tables and the theory behind them.

Who is the taller person

Friday 09/07 Day 11) Quiz Chapters 4 and 5
TI89 Users: When manipulating lists (ex L1-12 STO L2) do it outside the list editor.
A11:
1) Complete the Decathlon Investigation handout - both sides.

09/05,06 B_Day 10) Calculators are for calculating aren't they? Learn to find all or our summary statistics with the calculator! Review for Block Day's Quiz (Primarily on Chapters 4 and 5).
A10:
Special Notice for newer TI84 users: If your 1-Var Stats input asks for Frequency and you want it to be 1. Then just hit clear and enter.
1) complete the problems on the class notes using your calculator where appropriate.
2) pages 75-78 / 48,50 (just write a few sentences) pages 95-100 / #7, 30.
3) check out the relationship between median and mean for various distributions with this applet 1
4) Review for Friday's Quiz. Study your class notes (concepts/vocab), assignments, and review Chapters 4 and 5 of our book (you can ignore Re-expressing Data pgs 89-91). The quiz will focus primarily on displaying quantitative data and describing distributions numerically but everything covered so far is fair game.
5) Get a head start on Friday's assignment - Decathlon Investigation handout (both sides).
FYI: Advantages of the mean deviation and answer to yesterday's proof challenge.

09/04 Day 9) Learn the limitations of IQR as a measure of spread and investigate a measure of spread to complement the mean. Decide when to use which measure of center and spread. Class investigation
A9:
1) Finish reading Chapters 4 and 5 (you can skip Re-expressing data 89-91 for now)
2) Complete the problems on pg. 3 (1-4) and pg. 4 (problem 5 part 7 only - calculate the standard deviation by hand for the Mooseburger data) of class notes.
3) Review for Friday's Quiz. Study your class notes (concepts/vocab), assignments, and review Chapters 4 and 5 of our book (you can ignore Re-expressing Data pgs 89-91). The quiz will focus primarily on displaying quantitative data and describing distributions numerically but everything covered so far is fair game.
For those interested: Why divide by n-1
Challenge: Use calculus to prove that the mean is the minimum for the sum of the squared deviations from the mean.

08/31 Day 8) Figure out how to describe the distribution of quantitative data numerically.
Be able to calculate 5-number summaries and create boxplots.
Also read pages 80-82 for assistance with Boxplots.
Assignment 8: (on separate paper, no graphing calculator - I want to see work)
1) Complete the problems on pages 3 and 4 of the class notes.

Note: for page 4 #5 (i) Just write 1 short sentence for each NOT a paragraph!
2) Begin to prepare for Block Day's "real" quiz. Study Ch. 4-5, your assignments, and notes.

08/29,30 B_Day 7) Predicting distributions. What can a time plot tell you that a histogram cannot? Investigate the El Nino Southern Oscillation.
Assignment 7:
1) Complete the frequency problem on page 2 of the Day 6 class notes (did in class)
2) Think of and list 3
time series that exhibit seasonal variation. Be sure to describe the cause (or potential cause) of the seasonal variation.
3) Complete the pennie problem on the Day 7 handout.
4) Pg. 72-76 / 6, 8, 10, 42, Pg. 101-102 / 36

FYI: El Nino video, 22 years of sea surface temperatures.
Trump Tweets

08/28 Day 6) Conitinue to investigate ways of displaying quantitative data. The nuances of creating stem-and-leaf displays. Histograms with the calculator and the importance of proper bar width. Create histograms from frequency tables.
Assignment 6:
1) Read your book up to page 52. (we will do side 2 of the class handout on Wed)
2) Pg. 72-75 / 5, 7, 9, 32 (Hint: after entering the data into L1 you may want to try out the sort feature to make creating the stem-and-leaf display easier).

TI89 bin width hint: range divided by number of bars (# of observations / 5)

08/27 Day 5) Quiz on Part I Chapters 1,2,3. Then on to displaying quantitative data.
Begin to learn your calculator's statistical capabilities.
Assignment 5:
1) Read pages 44-48 of Chapter 4.
2) Complete the problems on both sides of the class handout. (See your book p.14-15, p.46, Appendix B, the class notes, and the Resources section of the class website for calculator instructions.) 89 Stats App Download Instructions
3) Bring your graphing calculator to class.

08/24 Day 4) Review segmented bar charts to determine independence/association of two categorical variables, evaluate the Investigative Task, explore Simpson's Paradox, and review for quiz next class.
Assignment 4:
1) Read you book chapters 1-3.
2) Review the Think, Show, Tell format in the Step-By-Step Example pg. 31-32.
3) Do pg. 37-43 / problems 15, 16, 22, 36, 39.
4) Answer the following question: Two companies classify their employees as either labor or management. Company A's laborers have a higher average salary than company B's, as do company A's managers. But overall company B pays a higher average salary. How can that be? And which is the better way to compare earning potential at the two companies.
5) Study for next Monday's quiz on Chapters 1-3.
A) study your class notes and vocabulary B) review your assignments
FYI: Check out the area principal in the 2012 election results.

08/22-23 B_Day 3) Displaying and Describing Categorical Data, Take a trip on the Titanic. Contingency and Conditional Distribution, Independence.
Assignment 3:
1) Read Ch. 1-3 of your book in preparation for next Monday’s quiz.
2) Finish the class notes (including the problem on the bottom of page 2)
3) Assignment 3 handout (Smoking and Education) (see Ch. 3 example problems for hints)
4) If needed finish the Investigative Task - People killed by police (graded separately)
hint: Use the concepts discussed in the Titanic Investigation.
On separate paper, about two paragraphs and a graph, no more than one page. For example 1st paragraph discuss the "W's". 2nd paragraph discuss what data you used and how you used it to make your conclusion.

FYI:
also Diversity in Tech

08/21 Day 2) Get a taste of statistics being utilized in a real world setting. Discuss AP Test expectations. Learn to describe data in its context. Investigate types of variables. Get books.
Assignment 2:
1) Bring your calculator to class tomorrow. Let me know if you don't have one.
2) Complete the problems on the class handout.
3) Read Ch.1 and Ch.2.
FYI: Target Pregnancy Predictions article
Predictive Analytics overview, interview with Eric Siegel
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08/20 Day  1) Why AP Statistics? What to expect from the course and Mr. Iams.
Assignment 1:
1)
Complete the questions on the class handout. Click Course Information at the left for the Green Sheet. Here is the link for the Official AP Statistics Course Description (2.4MB PDF file).

 

 

 

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