The chapter opens with a discussion of populations and samples. The students will use the results from different sampling techniques to make predictions about populations. After a review of descriptive measures, students measure the variability of data using the mean absolute deviation. The descriptive measures as well as various types of data visualization are used to analyze samples. The chapter closes with a discussion of proper use of data visualization.

What you can expect to learn

After completing Chapter 13 you should be able to

  1. Compare strategies to generate multiple samples from a population.
  2. Calculate the measures of variance and central tendency.
  3. Create a visual representation of statistical data.
  4. Make inferences about samples.
  5. Create a project that uses statistics to demonstrate love to others.
Activity List