### Statistics Workshop

Concepts we discussed included:

Variables: interval, category.

Distributions (e.g., even, normal, bimodal), probability density functions, modes, outliers.

Sample vs. universe, random sampling.

Independent vs non-independent samples.

n = sample size.

Symbols and formulas for variance, mean, standard deviation, standard error of mean.

Parameters vs. estimates of parameters.

Null hypotheses.

Test statistics.

p values.

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John T. Longino, The Evergreen State College, Olympia WA 98505
USA. longinoj@evergreen.edu

Paul Butler, The Evergreen State College, Olympia WA 98505
USA. butlerp@evergreen.edu

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