# Study sets matching "ap statistics vocabulary"

Study sets

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Parameter

Statistic

Median

data on which both sides are fairly the same shape and size. "…

value of a population (typically unknown)

a calculated value about a population from a sample(s).

the middle point of the data (50th percentile) when the data i…

Symmetric

data on which both sides are fairly the same shape and size. "…

Parameter

value of a population (typically unknown)

5 number summary

z score

standard deviation

population

The minumum value, lower quartile, median, upper quartile, and…

a measure of how many standard deviations you are away from th…

A statistical measure of how far away each value is, on averag…

(statistics) the entire aggregation of items from which sample…

5 number summary

The minumum value, lower quartile, median, upper quartile, and…

z score

a measure of how many standard deviations you are away from th…

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Significance Test

Null Hypothessis

Alternative Hypthesis

One-Sided

A formal procedure for using observed data to decide between t…

Claim we weigh evidence against in a significance test

The claim that we are trying to find evidence for in a signifi…

It states that a parameter is larger than the null hypothesis…

Significance Test

A formal procedure for using observed data to decide between t…

Null Hypothessis

Claim we weigh evidence against in a significance test

5 number summary

z score

standard deviation

population

The minumum value, lower quartile, median, upper quartile, and…

a measure of how many standard deviations you are away from th…

A statistical measure of how far away each value is, on averag…

(statistics) the entire aggregation of items from which sample…

5 number summary

The minumum value, lower quartile, median, upper quartile, and…

z score

a measure of how many standard deviations you are away from th…

5 number summary

z score

standard deviation

population

The minumum value, lower quartile, median, upper quartile, and…

a measure of how many standard deviations you are away from th…

A statistical measure of how far away each value is, on averag…

(statistics) the entire aggregation of items from which sample…

5 number summary

The minumum value, lower quartile, median, upper quartile, and…

z score

a measure of how many standard deviations you are away from th…

How do you check if there is outliers?

If a graph is skewed, should we calcula…

If a graph is roughly symmetrical, shou…

What is in the five number summary?

calculate IQR; anything above Q3+1.5(IQR) or below Q1-1.5(IQR)…

median; it is resistant to skews and outliers

mean; generally is more accurate if the data has no outliers

Minimum, Q1, Median, Q3, Maximum

How do you check if there is outliers?

calculate IQR; anything above Q3+1.5(IQR) or below Q1-1.5(IQR)…

If a graph is skewed, should we calcula…

median; it is resistant to skews and outliers

Bias

Census

Cluster sample

Convenience sample

The design of a statistical study shows bias if it would consi…

A study that attempts to collect data from every individual in…

To take a cluster sample, first divide the population into sma…

A sample selected by taking the members of the population that…

Bias

The design of a statistical study shows bias if it would consi…

Census

A study that attempts to collect data from every individual in…

Individuals

Variable

Categorical Variable

Quantitative Variable

the objects described by a set of data. Individuals may be peo…

any characteristic of an individual. A variable can take diffe…

places an individual into one of several groups or categories.

take numerical values for which it makes sense to find an aver…

Individuals

the objects described by a set of data. Individuals may be peo…

Variable

any characteristic of an individual. A variable can take diffe…

individuals

variable

categorical variable

quantitative variable

-the objects described by a set of data... -they may be people, a…

-any characteristic of an individual... -can take different value…

-places an individual into one of several groups or categories…

-takes numerical values for which it makes sense to find an av…

individuals

-the objects described by a set of data... -they may be people, a…

variable

-any characteristic of an individual... -can take different value…

Interpret Standard Deviation

Outlier Rule

Linear Transformations

Describe the Distributions OR Compare t…

Standard deviation measures spread by giving the "typical" or…

SOCS!... Shape, Outlier, Center, Spread... Only discuss outlires if…

Interpret Standard Deviation

Standard deviation measures spread by giving the "typical" or…

Outlier Rule

Symmetric

Parameter

Statistic

Median

data on which both sides are fairly the same shape and size. "…

value of a population (typically unknown)

a calculated value about a population from a sample(s).

the middle point of the data (50th percentile) when the data i…

Symmetric

data on which both sides are fairly the same shape and size. "…

Parameter

value of a population (typically unknown)

Percentile

Frequency Graph

Relative Frequency Graph

Cumulative Relative Frequency Graph

The pth percentile of a distribution is the value with p perce…

A graph showing the counts of each class in a distribution.

A graph showing the percent values of each class from the whol…

The cumulative relative frequency of successive class is the r…

Percentile

The pth percentile of a distribution is the value with p perce…

Frequency Graph

A graph showing the counts of each class in a distribution.

5 number summary

z score

standard deviation

population

The minumum value, lower quartile, median, upper quartile, and…

a measure of how many standard deviations you are away from th…

A statistical measure of how far away each value is, on averag…

(statistics) the entire aggregation of items from which sample…

5 number summary

The minumum value, lower quartile, median, upper quartile, and…

z score

a measure of how many standard deviations you are away from th…

Conditions for Bernoulli Trials

Geometric probability model

Mean & Standard Deviation of Geometic m…

Binomial probability model

1. There are two possible outcomes (success and failure).... 2. t…

- Tells us the probability for a random variable that counts t…

Mean = 1/p... SD = sqrt(q)/p

- Tells us the probabilty for a random variable that counts th…

Conditions for Bernoulli Trials

1. There are two possible outcomes (success and failure).... 2. t…

Geometric probability model

- Tells us the probability for a random variable that counts t…

Significance Test

Null Hypothesis

Alternative Hypthesis

One-Sided

A formal procedure for using observed data to decide between t…

Claim we weigh evidence against in a significance test

The claim that we are trying to find evidence for in a signifi…

It states that a parameter is larger than the null hypothesis…

Significance Test

A formal procedure for using observed data to decide between t…

Null Hypothesis

Claim we weigh evidence against in a significance test

Probability Distribution

Sampling Distribution

Uniform Distribution

Bar chart

The probability distribution of a sample statistic when a samp…

Distribution where populations are spaced evenly

A graph that measures the distribution of data over discrete g…

Probability Distribution

Sampling Distribution

The probability distribution of a sample statistic when a samp…

5 number summary

z score

standard deviation

population

The minumum value, lower quartile, median, upper quartile, and…

a measure of how many standard deviations you are away from th…

A statistical measure of how far away each value is, on averag…

(statistics) the entire aggregation of items from which sample…

5 number summary

The minumum value, lower quartile, median, upper quartile, and…

z score

a measure of how many standard deviations you are away from th…

Variables

Categorical Variable

Quantitative Variable

Frequency Table

Characteristic of an individual

Places individual into a category

Takes numerical values for which it makes sense to find an ave…

Table of counts

Variables

Characteristic of an individual

Categorical Variable

Places individual into a category

Statistical Significance

Non-Response Bias

p-Value

Empirical rule

When your discovered p-value is less than your alpha (.05 if n…

A bias caused by a number of people who did not respond to the…

The probability of getting a result at least as extreme as the…

States that, in a normal distribution, about 68% of the terms…

Statistical Significance

When your discovered p-value is less than your alpha (.05 if n…

Non-Response Bias

A bias caused by a number of people who did not respond to the…

standard error

one-sample z interval for a population…

sampling variability (and NOTHING else!)

use phat = .5 (creates largest MoE)

When a standard deviation of a statistic is estimated from dat…

What should you include in step three for labeling (in proport…

What sources of error are taken into account for the margin of…

What should you do when calculating the Margin of Error for a…

standard error

When a standard deviation of a statistic is estimated from dat…

one-sample z interval for a population…

What should you include in step three for labeling (in proport…

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How do you check if there is outliers?

If a graph is skewed, should we calcula…

If a graph is roughly symmetrical, shou…

What is in the five number summary?

calculate IQR; anything above Q3+1.5(IQR) or below Q1-1.5(IQR)…

median; it is resistant to skews and outliers

mean; generally is more accurate if the data has no outliers

Minimum, Q1, Median, Q3, Maximum

How do you check if there is outliers?

calculate IQR; anything above Q3+1.5(IQR) or below Q1-1.5(IQR)…

If a graph is skewed, should we calcula…

median; it is resistant to skews and outliers

Probability

Trial

Outcome

complement of A

A number between 0 and 1 that reports the likelihood of the ev…

A single attempt

Value measured, observed, or reported for an individual instan…

1-P(A)

Probability

A number between 0 and 1 that reports the likelihood of the ev…

Trial

A single attempt

Population

Sample

Sample Survey

Convenience Sample

The entire group of individuals about which we want information

The part of the population from which we actually collect info…

A survey which is carried out using a sampling method, i.e. in…

Choosing individuals who are easiest to reach...almost guarant…

Population

The entire group of individuals about which we want information

Sample

The part of the population from which we actually collect info…

context

data

data table

variable

ideally tells who was measured, what was measured, how the dat…

systematically recorded information, whether numbers or labels…

an arrangement of data in which each row represents a case and…

holds information about the same characteristic for many cases

context

ideally tells who was measured, what was measured, how the dat…

data

systematically recorded information, whether numbers or labels…