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Against all odds. 16, Census and sampling

Author: Pardis Sabeti; Maggie Villiger; Annenberg Learner (Firm),; Chedd-Angier Production Company,
Publisher: District of Columbia : Annenberg Learner, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : English
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The U.S. counts every resident every ten years - or at least tries to. Statisticians use sampling from a population as an alternative to a complete count, as utilized at a potato chip factory. About this Series: The new Against All Odds is intended as a one-year introduction to statistics. Made up of vivid real-world examples, our goal is to present statistics in the context of its contemporary use. Host Dr. Pardis  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Instructional films
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Pardis Sabeti; Maggie Villiger; Annenberg Learner (Firm),; Chedd-Angier Production Company,
OCLC Number: 1052765592
Language Note: In English.
Notes: "Inside statistics."
Title from resource description page (viewed August 14, 2018).
Performer(s): Host, Dr. Pardis Sabeti.
Description: 1 online resource (9 min.)
Other Titles: Census and sampling
Responsibility: writer/producer/director, Maggie Villiger ; Annenberg Learner ; Chedd Angier.

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The U.S. counts every resident every ten years - or at least tries to. Statisticians use sampling from a population as an alternative to a complete count, as utilized at a potato chip factory. About this Series: The new Against All Odds is intended as a one-year introduction to statistics. Made up of vivid real-world examples, our goal is to present statistics in the context of its contemporary use. Host Dr. Pardis Sabeti guides viewers through the wide range of statistical applications used by scientists, business owners, and even Shakespeare scholars, in their work and daily lives. Starting with descriptive statistics, the series continues through probability and inference. Each unit builds on preceding ones to expand students' statistical knowledge and solidify their understanding of how the concepts fit together. Statistical case studies range from finding patterns in lightning strikes, to linking DDT to the decline of peregrine falcons, to analyzing salaries to lobby for comparable pay for men and women. Against All Odds takes you inside statistics!

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