OCR Maths Stats 1

Flash cards for the basics of Stats 1

  • Created by: Ellen
  • Created on: 31-03-13 11:50
(n+1)/2
How do you find the median?
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3(n+1)/4
How do you find the upper quartile?
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(n+1)/4
How do you find the lower quartile?
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Qualiative data
Data that cannot take a numerical value is
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Quantitative data
Data that can take a numerical value is
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Data with clear steps between values
Discrete data is
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Quantitative data that takes any value within a given range
Continuous data is
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Outlier
An observation that lies beyond the limit of most of the recorded data is known as what?
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Interquartile range
What is not affected by outliers?
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When the result is within the range of recorded data
When does interpolation occur?
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When the result is outside the range of recorded data
When does extrapolation occur?
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A method to measure the spread of data
What is covariance?
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How good the correlation is
What does the accuracy of prediction depend on?
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When the data you are presented with is already ranked
When MUST you use Spearmans rank correlation coefficient?
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When the data is non-linear
When is the rank coefficient more accurate than the pmcc?
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This makes the sum of the squared differences of each point above or below the line as small as possible.
What does least squares regression do?
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Getting the best possible gradient of a line
What is least squares regression used for?
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y = a +bx
What is the equation of a straight line?
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X
Which value is the independent value?
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Aims to minimise the y difference from the line
What does Y on X regression do?
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Estimating X for a given Y
X on Y regression is used for...
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These are the results from a trial
What are outcomes?
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Mutually exclusive events
Events that cannot happen at the same time
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The outcome of one trial does not affect the outcome of another
What are independent events?
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How do you find the upper quartile?

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3(n+1)/4

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How do you find the lower quartile?

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Data that cannot take a numerical value is

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Data that can take a numerical value is

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