Height of Mt. Whitney The angle of elevation from Lone Pine to the top of Mt. Whitney is 10 50. A hiker, traveling 7.00 km from Lone Pine along a straight, level road toward Mt. Whitney, finds the angle of elevation to be 22 40. Find the height of the top of Mt. Whitney above the level of the road.
Intro to the Practice of Statistics Andrew Isbell -Statistics- science of collecting, organizing, summarizing and analyzing information to help measure confidence in a claim or make a follow able conclusion. -Statistical thinking- thought processes using stats as a basis for fact/idea creating meant to be less unbiased than other methods. -Data- information used in statistics that may or may not be numerical -Even with a single case (example: one person), data may vary and more often than not, does -Population- the group being studied (Example: what students a school A do activity B) -Sample-a subset of the population used when the population is too large to be reasonably studied on an individual level (some of the population). -Descriptive statistics- the ways us