The Professional Version is designed to help you review the statistics you may have forgotten, or to learn these valuable skills for the first time. Let’s use technology to make a similar bar chart. Click Use these variable names: Bar charts and pie charts with Data Desk Let’s use technology to make a similar bar chart. In fact, you may wish to write down the activation code in several different places including, if you don’t mind writing in your book, the blank page next to the DVD sleeve just in case you do lose it.
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Use the Academic Version along with an introductory statistics course, or for additional study and review. With the beverage variable still selected as Yyou can click on Plot and then Bar charts: ActivStats will suggest a filename such dv Fred.
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Data and Models with ActivStats Import the file into Data Acivstats after closing any previously open data files then click on the Ethnicity variable so that a Y appears over its icon, then hold down the CTRL key and click on the Admission Decision variable so that another Y appears over that variable’s icon.
Your textbook includes icons linked to ActivStats activities, beginning with the very first chapter. Modeling the World plus MathXL. To complement the information included in the textbook, I will include detailed instructions for the TI and TI in these Chapter Resources as we proceed through the course beginning in Chapter 4. Some students find Data Desk a bit daunting at first.
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In some cases you may need to resize the bar chart window by clicking on the symbol in the lower right corner of the window and dragging the mouse as you hold down the left mouse button to see the full category actjvstats. With beverage again selected as Yand gender again selected as Xclick on Manip and Split into Variables by Group Data and Models, First Canadian Edition. Additional Resources At the end of each of these Chapter Resources, I’ll post a list of links to additional resources that can be found online.
Now click on Calc and Contingency Tables. Note that this data file is in summary format like a frequency table rather than in “raw fvd format with one row for each case. You can easily make a pie chart for the same data set make sure the ativstats variable is still selected as Y by clicking on Plot and then Pie Charts:. Intro Stats Value Package. A calculator is handy: In part, that’s because working with categorical variables in Data Desk is more challenging that working with quantitative variables.
The resources on the DVD are not absolutely required, but in most cases they should help you succeed in the course. Now let’s look at the contingency table in Exercise Stats Starts Here Things You’ll Need Intro Stats In general, you’ll want to read the textbook activsttas, then the accompanying Resources page, but you should check here first in case certain sections of a chapter are optional this will only be the case in a handful of chapters or there are important differences between how something is explained in the text and how I expect you to work a problem.
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Some of you may be in the habit of glancing at activstags example or two in a math book and then trying to work the homework problems by mimicking the examples. Stats Modeling the World, 4th Edition. Note that the legend activatats the right of the pie chart tells us which slice of the pie corresponds with which category. The Professional Version is designed to help you review the statistics you may have forgotten, or to learn these dvx skills for the first time.
Yet the calculator has several disadvantages: Save the file to your computer or USB drive to use in the current example. Click Use these variable names: At the end of each of these Chapter Resources, I’ll post a list of links to additional resources that can be found online. Instructor’s Review Copy for Business Statistics.
For future chapters, I’ll post a list of exercises here that I expect you to work through. Counts so that an X appears:. On the computer side, there are lots of fancy statistical analysis programs like SPSS, SAS and JMP that do many wonderful things, but they are quite expensive even the student versions. Data and Models Value Pack.