Lab 4 - Data Analysis

Created Saturday 22 November 2014 - Lab Home

In this lab we explore the data. We will take a simple approach of understanding the structures, relationships and apply simple statistical methods.

  • Mean (Average) , Median(Middle one when in ascending order), Mode (most frequent), Variance, Percent
  • Per Capita
  • Sample Size and Margin of Error
  • Standard Deviation
  • Distributions (Normal, Uniform and Skewed)
  • Regression Analysis
  • Histograms (graphs of frequency) and box plots

Sample Exercise Questions

  • Marks between two schools, compare and see which school is better
  • Does better average means, school has better students?

Example Data Sets for Lab


Libre Office Calc

  • Libre Office is available for Linux, Win and Mac
  • Calc is an OPen Source spreadsheet application

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