Graduation A private college report contains these statistics: 70% of incoming freshmen attended public schools. 75% of public school students who enroll as freshmen eventually graduate. 90% of other freshmen eventually graduate. a) Is there any evidence that a freshmans chances to graduate may depend upon what kind of high school the student attended? Explain. b) What percent of freshmen eventually graduate?

Stat 2000: Elementary Statistics Week One: Aug. 11th to 18th Defining Statistics Statistics consists of: ● Formulating a research question ● The collections of data ● Describing data ● Drawing conclusions or generalizations from data Statistics is the science of learning from data. The Statistical Method 3 main components to answering statistical questions: ● Design ○ How the data is obtained ○ Valid inferences cannot be made without a good design ● Description ○ Summarizing the data obtained ○ Helps to identify patterns in the data ● Inference ○ Making predictions or decisions