Week 6 Summary......

Instructor

Jeremy Jackson

| Jan 4, 2018

Location:

NW 3431

| New Westminster

Albert Einstein: "*Great spirits have always encountered opposition from mediocre minds*"

Standard Scores

Z transformation

Properties of standard scores

Probability Basics

Frequency distribution vs probability distribution

Probability distirbution vs probability density functions

Examples of probability density functions: Uniform distribution, Normal distribution, t-distribution

Probability vs probability density: probabilities as areas

Models

Empirical distributions vs theoretical distributions

Distributions as models of reality

Why IQ scores are NOT normally distributed

Finding Areas in Probability Density Functions

Uniform

Normal

t-distribution

Using MS Excel to Find Areas in Distributions

The NDIST function

The tDIST function