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View Resource Cartoon: Normal versus Paranormal

A cartoon for use in teaching about the Normal distribution. The cartoon was drawn by Australian epidemiologist Matthew Freeman of the Public Health Information Development Unit at the University...

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View Resource Quote: Playfair on Presenting Data

"...making an appeal to the eye when proportion and magnitude are concerned, is the best and readiest method of conveying a distinct idea." is a quote by Scottish political economist William Playfair...

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View Resource Quote: Hubbard on Graphics

"There is a magic in graphs. The profile of a curve reveals in a flash a whole situation - the life history of an epidemic, a panic, or an era of prosperity. The curve informs the mind, awakens...

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View Resource Quote: Oakes on Confidence Intervals versus Tests

"The researcher armed with a confidence interval, but deprived of the false respectability of statistical significance, must work harder to convince himself and others of the importance of his...

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View Resource Quote: Born on Chance

"The conception of chance enters in the very first steps of scientific activity in virtue of the fact that no observation is absolutely correct. I think chance is a more fundamental conception that...

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View Resource Quote: Senn on the Value of Statistics

"If you think that statistics has nothing to say about what you do or how you could do it better, then you are either wrong or in need of a more interesting job." is a quote by Swiss Statistician...

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View Resource Quote: DeLegge on What Statistics Say

"Although numbers don't lie, it's rather annoying that they don't tell us everything we need to know. Maybe it's because 99% of all statistics only tell us 49% of the story." is a quote by American...

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View Resource Song: Hit Me With Your Best Plot!

The song may be used to teach the importance of a good graphical display in presenting statistical data. May be sung to the tune of "Hit Me With Your Best Shot" (Eddie Schwartz, Pat Benatar, 1980)....

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View Resource Joke: Rush Week

A joke that can be used when teaching six sigma process control ideas or chi-squared goodness-of-fit tests.

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View Resource Quote: Rudnick on Statisticians

"...statisticians are the new sexy vampires, only even more pasty." A quote by American playwright, columnist, and humorist Paul M. Rudnick (1957 - ) from his November 19, 2012 essay "A Date with...

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