In this section you'll find study materials for statistics help. Use the links below to find the area of statistics you're looking for help with. Each study guide comes complete with an explanation, example problems, and practice problems with solutions to help you learn statistics.

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    How Variables Relate Help

    Introduction to How Variables Relate Tables and graphs portray relationships between changeable quantities known as variables . Tables and graphs show how the values of variables compare with, and in some cases affect, one another. ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    How Variables Relate Practice Test

    Review the following concepts if needed: How Variables Relate Help Types of Graphs ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Experiments and Variables in Statistics Help

    Introduction to Experiments and Variables in Statistics If you want to understand anything about a scientific discipline, you must know the terminology. Statistics is no exception. This section defines some of the most common terms used in ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Elements of Statistics Help

    Introduction to the Elements of Statistics Population In statistics, the term population refers to a particular set of items, objects, phenomena, or people being analyzed. These items, also called ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Math and Distributions Help

    Distribution A distribution is a description of the set of possible values that a random variable can take. This can be done by noting the absolute or relative frequency. A distribution can be illustrated in terms of a table, or in ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Statistical Terms Help

    Additional Statistical Terminology Here are some more definitions you should learn in order to get comfortable reading or talking about statistics. Cumulative Absolute Frequency

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    A Statistics Sampler Practice Test

    Review the following concepts if needed: Experiments and Variables in Statistics Help

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Fuzzy Truths and the Probability Fallacy Help

    Introduction to Fuzzy Truths and the Probability Fallacy Probability Probability is the proportion or percentage of the time that specified things happen. The term probability is also used in reference to the ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Probability Definitions Help

    Probability Definitions—Event Versus Outcome Here are definitions of some common terms that will help us understand what we are talking about when we refer to probability. Event Versus Outcome

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Properties of Outcomes Help

    Properties of Outcomes—Law of Large Numbers Here are some formulas that describe properties of outcomes in various types of situations. Don’t let the symbology intimidate you. Law of Large ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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