Advanced Placement

Statistics and Probability

Chapter 5 Outline

Chapter 5

Producing Data

 

Section 5.1

   Statistical Inference

   Questions concerning a population answered by a

   sample

   Production of data is essential, hopefully unbiased.

 

   Types of Sampling

   Observations

   Experiments

 

   Sample Design

   Probability Sample Design

   Simple Random Sample (SRS)

   Stratified Random Samples

   Breaking up a population into stratas

   Clustered Sample

   Systematic Sampling

   Multi-Staged Sampling

 

   Bias

   Voluntary Response

   Undercoverage

   Poorly Worded Question

 

Section 5.2

   Experiment Design.

   Experimental units or subject

   Control Group

   Limit Confounding Lurking Variables

   Comparison to Experimental Group

   Randomization

   Prevents bias

   Replication

   Reduce chance of variation

   Block Design

   Match Pair Design

 

Section 5.3

   Simulations

   State problem

   State assumptions

   Assignment of digits

   Simulate repittions

   State Conclusion

 

 

AP Statistics

Syllabus

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