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(ma+hs)Smart Resources for STAT1520

This page contains various resources (videos, notes, exercises, handouts) you might find useful for studying this unit.

If the topic you want is not on this list, please let us know. We are always adding new resources, so email your request to geoff.coates@uwa.edu.au

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Revision and Preparation

The maths prerequisites for this unit are contained in ECON1111.  

Learning Skills

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Resources for topics covered in STAT1520

Descriptive Statistics

Presentation slides from a (ma+hs)Smart workshop designed to demonstrate some of the skills needed for summarising, examining and comparing data sets. Topics include types of data, visual representation, measures of centre and spread, linear transformations, z‐scores. See the workshop timetable to find out if this session is running this semester.

The slides are reasonably self-explanatory so feel free to click through them.

Variance formulas

 

Inferential Statistics (or hypothesis testing)

Presentation slides from a (ma+hs)Smart workshop designed to introduce the structure that all hypothesis tests are based on. See the workshop timetable to find out if this session is running this semester.

The slides are reasonably self-explanatory so feel free to click through them.

Presentation slides from a (ma+hs)Smart workshop which goes through the steps needed to conduct a single-sample t-test. We also discuss the assumptions required by the t-test. See the workshop timetable to find out if this session is running this semester.

The slides are reasonably self-explanatory so feel free to click through them.

Confidence Intervals

Presentation slides from a (ma+hs)Smart workshop which discusses the interpretation of confidence intervals. It also goes through the steps needed to calculate a confidence interval for a mean and a proportion. See the workshop timetable to find out if this session is running this semester.

The slides are reasonably self-explanatory so feel free to click through them.



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