Chapter 11: Applications of Statistics

In this chapter students will:

  • learn different ways to collect data as part of designing a study
  • apply different methods for making predictions about a population based on a random sample
  • discover the association between the statistics of a sample and the parameters of an entire population
  • study population distributions, including normal distributions
  • fit functions to data and make predictions using least squares lines and other regression equations

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