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pstat 109 ucsb

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School: University of California Santa Barbara
Department: Statistics
Course: Statistics for Econ
Professor: Nava
Term: Summer 2016
Tags: histogram, min, max, med, Q1, and Q3
Cost: Free
Name: Intro to pstat
Description: Introduction and types of data.
Uploaded: 10/02/2016
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PSTAT 109

Michael M. Nava

nava@pstat.uscb.edu

South Hall

We also discuss several other topics like How does congress create statutes?

Quiz every week 2 mid terms

Friday Oct 21st (1:00-1:50)

Friday Nov 18th (1:00-1:50)

Final Exam: WedDon't forget about the age old question of What causes injury by deliberate deception?

Grades

C;assroom and lab                10%

Weekly Quiz                        40%If you want to learn more check out Explain the three-part typology of Islamist movements.

Midterms                        30%

Final                                20%If you want to learn more check out What do you mean by monroe doctrine?

Types of data

Categorical - gender, religion, sex, race, occupationWe also discuss several other topics like What provide a variety of right choices?
We also discuss several other topics like Give an example of a vector form.

Ordinal: Letter grades, strongly agree - strongly disagree, cold - hot

Quantitative - height, weight, # of years of education,  age # of friends.

Discrete (counted) - number of years of education, friends on FB, age

Continuous (measured) - height, weight

Ratio

Symmetric Histogram

                        Mean and median are the same

Histogram: Skewed Right

                                        Mean and median are different

Samples of data

  • Minimum - smallest value
  • Max - Largest value
  • Median - 80% of data is less than the median
  • 1st quartile - 25% od data is less than Q1
  • Mark McGuire’s career home runs
  • Order data from smallest to largest
  • Min max 3.70
  • Median (n=18, even number)
  • Q1 3, 9, 9, 22, 24, 29, 32, 32, 33
  • Q3 34, 39, 39, 42, 49, 52, 58, 65, 70
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