# ap statistics Flashcards

Browse 500 sets of ap statistics flashcards

Study sets

Diagrams

Classes

Users

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

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

parameter

statistic

sampling variability

sampling distribution

a number that describes some characteristics of the population

a number that describes some characteristic of a sample

value of a statistic varies in repeated random sampling

the distribution of values taken by the statistic in all possi…

parameter

a number that describes some characteristics of the population

statistic

a number that describes some characteristic of a sample

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

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

variable

categorical variable

quantitative variable

frequency table

holds information about the same characteristic for many subje…

where the data collected places the individuals in various cat…

where the data collected is numerical and it makes sense to us…

lists the categories for a categorical variable and displays t…

variable

holds information about the same characteristic for many subje…

categorical variable

where the data collected places the individuals in various cat…

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…

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…

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 this sample, first divide the population into smaller…

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…

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…

Probability

Law of Large Numbers

Simulation

Performing a Simulation

A number between 0 and 1 that describes the proportion of time…

If we observe more and more repetitions of any chance process,…

An imitation of chance behavior based on a model that accurate…

1. State: Ask a question of interest.... 2. Plan: Describe how to…

Probability

A number between 0 and 1 that describes the proportion of time…

Law of Large Numbers

If we observe more and more repetitions of any chance process,…

Categorical vs. ... Quantitative Data

Marginal vs. ... Conditional ... Distributions

SOCS

Comparing ... Distributions

Data are categorical if they fall into groups or categories an…

In a two-way table, marginal distributions consider only one v…

Shape - Skewed Left, Skewed Right, Symmetric, ... Uniform, Unimo…

Address: Shape, Outliers, Center, Spread in context! ... ... YOU MU…

Categorical vs. ... Quantitative Data

Data are categorical if they fall into groups or categories an…

Marginal vs. ... Conditional ... Distributions

In a two-way table, marginal distributions consider only one v…

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 this type of sample, first divide the population int…

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…

Significance Test

Null Hypothesis

Alternative Hypthesis

One-Sided

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

The claim that the given parameter is true.

The claim that the given parameter is NOT true

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

The claim that the given parameter is true.

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.

Response variable

Explanatory variable

Scatterplots

Positive association

Measures the outcome of a study, dependent variable, y

Attempts to explain observed outcomes, indepdent variable, x

Show the relationship betweeen two quantitive variables (bivar…

As x increases, y increases

Response variable

Measures the outcome of a study, dependent variable, y

Explanatory variable

Attempts to explain observed outcomes, indepdent variable, x

Categorical vs. Quantitative Data

Marginal vs. Conditional Distributions

SOCS

Comparing... Distributions

Data are categorical if they fall into groups or... categories a…

In a two-way table, marginal distributions consider... only one…

Shape - Skewed Left, Skewed Right, Symmetric,... Uniform, Unimod…

Address: Shape, Outliers, Center, Spread... in context!... YOU MUS…

Categorical vs. Quantitative Data

Data are categorical if they fall into groups or... categories a…

Marginal vs. Conditional Distributions

In a two-way table, marginal distributions consider... only one…

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…