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NCJ Number: 72506 Find in a Library
Title: Introduction to Probability and Statistics, Module Five - Sampling and the Central Limit Theorem
Author(s): S L Marateck
Corporate Author: Ctr for Humanities
United States of America
Project Director: E Tweedy
Date Published: 1980
Sponsoring Agency: Ctr for Humanities
Elmsford, NY 10523
Not Available Through National Institute of Justice/NCJRS Document Loan Program
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: Not Available Through National Institute of Justice/NCJRS Document Loan Program
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America

Ctr for Humanities
150 Clearbrook Road
Elmsford, NY 10523
United States of America
Type: Instructional Material
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This sound-slide audiovisual program discusses the analysis of data in terms of population and sample; also, it introduces the usage of the central limit theorem in the analysis of samples.
Abstract: Both techniques of sampling and the application of the Central Limit Theorem are introduced. The major topics considered are definitions of population and sample, distribution of data in a population, and normally distributed population. Sample averages are covered, as are histograms, the Central Limit Theorem, nonnormal populations, and the Central Limit Theorem applied to sums. The frame number on which each topic begins is provided. In addition, a worksheet has been included with the program to give students more experience with the types of problems discussed. The worksheet may be duplicated for use along with the program; answers to the problems are included in the teacher's guide. Instructions for presentation and a script are also included. For complementary materials, see NCJ 72502-05 and 72507. (Author abstract modified)
Index Term(s): Audiovisual aids; Course materials; Education; Evaluation; Sampling; Statistical analysis; Statistics
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