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STAT 600 Statistics and Quantitative Analysis PROJECT: Stock return estimation The project must be done by 6-15 a.m. October, 16th. You should submit your projects before the class begins. This is a group project. Read the course outline for general guidelines. Good luck! The project is closely related to Lectures 1-5 of the class. Today is September 15, 2013 and you have just started your new job with a financial planning firm. In addition to studying for all your license exams, you have...
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Open DocumentLecture Notes on Introductory Statistics, I (P.P. Leung) Lecture notes are based on the following textbook: N.A. Weiss (2012), Introductory Statistics, 9th edition, Pearson. Chapter 1 The Nature of Statistics 統計本質 §1.1 Two kinds of Statistics §1.4 Other Sampling Designs (其他抽樣方法) Chapter 1 The Nature of Statistics 統計本質 What is Statistics? 何謂統計? From Wikipedia, the free encyclopaedia: Statistics is a mathematical science pertaining to the collection, analysis, interpretation...
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Open DocumentChapter 2: Descriptive Statistics CHAPTER 2: Descriptive Statistics 2.3 [LO 1] 28 2007 #1 28 71,273.93 58,069,987.70 7,620.37 59490 87970 28480 Distribution is skewed right. Descriptive statistics count mean sample variance sample standard deviation minimum maximum range Stem and Leaf plot for stem unit = leaf unit = Frequency 2 9 13 4 28 #1 10000 1000 Stem 5 6 7 8 Leaf 99 123446677 0000112444447 1377 Distribution is more normally shaped in 2007. 2.5 [LO 2] a. We have 2...
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Open Document Statistical Analysis BU 510 601 2 Credit Hours Fall 2013 Instructor: Shrikant Panwalkar Office phone: (410) 234 9456 Office Hours: By appointment panwalkar@jhu.edu Required Text and Learning Materials Business Statistics in Practice; 6th Edition, McGraw-Hill Higher Education, ISBN-13 978-0-07-340183-6 (There are other ISBN numbers) Authors: Bowerman, Bruce; O'Connell, Richard. (the cover shows a third author – Murphree) Please note: 7th edition is available, however...
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Open Document1. Introduction This report is about the case study of PAR, INC. From the following book: Statistics for Business an Economics, 8th edition by D.R. Anderson, D.J. Sweeney and Th.A. Williams, publisher: Dave Shaut. The case is described at page 416, chapter 10. 2. Problem statement Par, Inc. has produced a new type of golf ball. The company wants to know if this new type of golf ball is comparable to the old ones. Therefore they did a test, which consists out of 40 trials with the current...
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Open Documentdiffers from that obtained from Stepwise and Backward Elimination Method. It is not hard to understand this phenomenon: Since for the Stepwise/Backward Elimination method, F-statistic plays an important role in selecting a variable: the F-statistic for a variable to be added must be significant at the SLENTRY level, the F-statistic for a variable to be removed must be significant at the SLSTAY level. While the MaxR method selects variables depending on which variable or variable combination can produce...
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Open DocumentStatistics can be defined as “ the science that deals with the collection, classification, analysis, and interpretation of numerical facts of data, and that, by use of mathematical theories of probability, imposes order and regularity on aggregates of more or less disparate elements” (Dictionary.com, LLC, 2008). Yet how do we use these specific elements in our everyday working lives? Many don’t realize the extent to which we as a culture base our decisions on statistics. We us them in something...
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Open Document| Statistics 101 Report | The Kentucky Milk Case Study | | | | Preliminary Analysis 2a) Figure 1: X as a Data Object X is a data frame as derived from the program R shown above in Figure 1. There are 274 observations of 11 variables. The number of observations is obtained from the number of rows while the number of variables is obtained from the number of columns. 2b) Figure 2: Creating a sub-data frame from X Figure 3:Sub-data frame from X Figure 2 shows a screenshot...
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Open DocumentStatistics 1 Business Statistics LaSaundra H. – Lancaster BUS 308 Statistics for Managers Instructor Nicole Rodieck 3/2/2014 Statistics 2 When we hear about business statistics, when think about the decisions that a manager makes to help make his/her business successful. But do we really know what it takes to run a business on a statistical level? While some may think that business statistics is too much work because it entails a detailed decision making process...
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Open DocumentExamine the reasons why some sociologists choose to use official statistics when conducting research. Firstly, official statistics are a source of secondary quantitative data which are gathered by the government or other official bodies. Many reasons for their use by sociologists when conducting research stems from the fact that they are a form of secondary data; meaning that they are not collected by the sociologist themselves. This makes them high in practicality, representativeness and reliability...
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