Graphing Problems: For 1720, use harmonic analysis to find an equation of the given graph as a product or sum of sinusoids. Then transform the product into a sum or the sum into a product. Confirm graphically that both of your equations produce the given graph.
Lecture 1: Statistics Info and some Basic Principles -‐ Statistics is the most important science in the whole world: for upon it depends the practical application of every other science and of every art: the one science essential to all political and social administration, all education, all organization based on experience, for it only gives results of our experience." Florence Nightingale, Statistician -‐ Statistics are numbers measured for some purpose. -‐ Statistics is a collection of procedures and principles for gathering data and analyzing information in order to help people make decisions when faced with uncertainty. -‐ Course Goal: Learn various tools for using data to gain understanding and make sound decisions about the world around us. -‐ Chapter 1 starts out with eight statistical stories with morals, presented as seven case studies. -‐ In each, data are used to make a decision, a judgment, about a situation.