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Java applets, interactive simulations, and other statistical tools.

Simulations – Are Samples from a Normal Population?

Published: Mar 21st, 2016

Video (4:58) There are currently no transcripts or captions for this video. This document linked from Means (All Steps)

Applet – Sampling Distribution for Sample Proportion

Published: Feb 29th, 2016

Sampling Distribution Applet for one Sample Proportion Here is an interactive demonstration which allows you to choose the population proprtion and sample size. You can generate a single sample at a time […]

Interactive Applet: Probability Venn Diagram

Published: Aug 18th, 2013

Now that we have introduced most of the basic probability concepts, try these interactive demonstration which uses Venn diagrams to illustrate the basic probabilities we have been discussing. You can choose […]

Interactive Applet – Comparing the Mean and Median

Published: Jul 20th, 2013

  Here is an interactive demonstration which lets you build the histogram and compare the mean and median for various shapes. This material is from Interactivate. This document is linked from Measures of Center.

A Good Discussion of Power

Published: Mar 8th, 2013

The following reading has a good discussion of power and hypothesis testing. Link to Reading (≈ 2500 words)   This document is linked from Errors and Power.

Learn by Doing – Power of Hypothesis Tests

Learn by Doing – Power of Hypothesis Tests

Published: Mar 8th, 2013

We will use the following applet for populations means in this activity which will help you understand the concept of power. Interactive Applet: Power We will start with two examples […]

Applet – Statistical Significance

Published: Mar 8th, 2013

This interactive applet for populations means illustrates the process of hypothesis testing and is part of the online content for Introduction to the Practice of Statistics, 8th Edition (Moore and McCabe). Interactive Applet: Statistical Significance For […]

Applet – Reasoning of a Statistical Test

Published: Mar 8th, 2013

To try out this process for yourself, you can try this interactive applet to test whether the free throw percentage of a selected basketball player is different from 80%. Interactive Applet: Reasoning […]

Learn by Doing – Visualizing Relationship between Confidence and Width

Published: Feb 16th, 2013

The purpose of this activity is to use computer simulation to visually explore and reinforce the relationship between confidence and width, for confidence intervals. We will use an applet to […]

Learn by Doing – Connection between Confidence Intervals and Sampling Distributions

Published: Feb 16th, 2013

The purpose of this activity is to help give you a better understanding of the underlying reasoning behind the interpretation of confidence intervals. In particular, you will gain a deeper understanding of […]