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14440CAUSEweb.orgen-useditor@causeweb.orgwebmaster@causeweb.orgFri, 22 Aug 2014 12:00:00 -0400Tue, 20 May 2014 12:00:00 -0400http://www.rssboard.org/rss-2-0-1Song: One is the Likeliest Number
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2383A song to teach about Benford's Law for the probability distribution of first digits in real data. The lyrics are copyright by Lawrence Mark Lesser as a parody of Harry Nilsson's "One" made popular in 1969 by Three Dog Night. "One is the Likeliest Number" was first published in the Spring 2011 issue of Teaching Statistics. Free for use in non-profit education settings.Tue, 25 Jun 2013 06:06:21 -0400The Binomial Distribution
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=1358This calculator computes probabilities from the binomial distribution. The user inputs the number of successes (x), the probability of success (p), and the sample size (N). P(X>=x) is returned at the top of the page.Sun, 24 Feb 2013 11:32:04 -0500IDEAL: The Poisson Distribution
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=1307This module discusses the conditions of a Poisson experiment and the Poisson distribution. The applet allows the user to compute probabilities from the Poisson distribution. A follow-up example covers horse-kick deaths of Prussian military personnel.Sun, 24 Feb 2013 10:17:03 -0500IDEAL: The Binomial Distribution
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=1306This module discusses the conditions of a binomial experiment and the binomial distribution. The applet allows the user to compute probabilities from the binomial distribution. Two follow-up examples cover students guessing on a multiple-choice test and the number of delinquents and non-delinquents who wear glasses.Sun, 24 Feb 2013 10:14:36 -0500IDEAL: The Normal Approximation to the Binomial
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=1308This module contains an applet which can be used to experiment with computing approximate and exact binomial probabilities and to assess the conditions for which the normal approximation to the binomial distribution is good.Sun, 24 Feb 2013 10:11:48 -0500Cartoon: The Geometric Distribution
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=1667A cartoon to teach about the Geometric distribution. Cartoon by John Landers (www.landers.co.uk) based on an idea from Pat McCann (Franklin Universiity). Free to use in the classroom and on course web sites.Wed, 13 Dec 2006 08:49:07 -0500Poisson Distribution
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=1533This lesson on the Poisson distribution explains the theory, history, and applications of the distribution and gives examples and a multiple choice test.Thu, 31 Aug 2006 02:09:33 -0400Binomial Distribution
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=1561This lesson introduces the binomial distribution and its properties and calculations. A multiple choice test is given at the end.Thu, 31 Aug 2006 02:09:33 -0400Galton's Board or Quincunx
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=1453This applet demonstrates the Binomial distribution by simulating Galton's Board, dropping balls through a triangular array of nails. When a ball hits a nail, it has a 50 percent chance of falling to the left or the right. Because Galton's Board consists of a series of experiments, the piles under the board are the sum of n random variables, where n is the number of rows of nails on the board.Tue, 1 Aug 2006 03:16:50 -0400Statistical Tables Calculator
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=1452This page provides distribution calculators for the binomial, normal, Student's T, Chi-square, and Fisher's F distributions. Users set the parameters and enter either the probability or the test statistic and the calculators return the missing value.Tue, 1 Aug 2006 02:34:40 -0400Normal Approximation to Poisson Distribution
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=1455This applet demonstrates the Normal approximation to the Poisson Distribution. Users can set the rate, lambda (λ), and the number of trials, n, and observe how the shape of the distribution changes. The Poisson distribution is shown in blue, and the Normal distribution is shown in red.Tue, 1 Aug 2006 02:34:40 -0400Online Statistical Tools
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=1399This collection of online analysis tools allows users to compute probabilities from various distributions and to generate random numbers. Other tools include Probability and Bayes' rule calculators and an Event counter. Each tool provides instructions and review materials. Key Words: Binomial distribution; Hypergeometric distribution; Multinomial distribution; Negative binomial distribution; Poisson distribution; Chi-square distribution; Normal distribution; Student's t distribution; F distribution; Combinations; Permutations.Mon, 24 Jul 2006 11:39:27 -0400DISCUSS: The Binomial Distribution
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=1379This module introduces the Binomial distribution, explains its derivation, and uses Excel spreadsheets to show graphs, provide examples and exercises, and demonstrate the Normal approximation.Tue, 11 Jul 2006 09:58:05 -0400DISCUSS: Discovering Important Statistical Concepts Using SpreadSheets
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=1377This collection of modules uses spreadsheets to teach statistical topics like Charts and Graphs, The Binomial Distribution, The Poisson Distribution, Sampling, Regression and Correlation, Buffon's Needle, Coupon Collecting, Critical Path Analysis, Sampling Methods, and Dice.Tue, 11 Jul 2006 09:58:05 -0400Statistical Tools: Binomial Calculator
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=1296This page calculates probabilities for a binomial distribution.Fri, 2 Jun 2006 01:14:53 -0400Statistical Tools: Poisson Calculator
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=1297This page calculates probabilities for a Poisson distribution.Fri, 2 Jun 2006 01:14:53 -0400**Simulating Binomial Distribution Applet
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=418This site gives an explanation of, an example of, and a definition for binomial distributions including counts, proportions, and normal approximation.Tue, 17 May 2005 05:06:43 -0400Simulations and Demonstrations
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=622This is a collection of applets organized by subject of study and searchable. It contains applets for ANOVA, Binomial Distribution, Central Limit Theorem, Chi Square, Confidence Interval, Correlation, Central Tendency, Effect Size, Goodness of Fit, Histogram, Normal Distribution, Power, Regression, Repeated Measures, Restriction of Range, Sampling Distribution, Skew, t-test, and Transformations.Thu, 12 May 2005 04:35:02 -0400**Normal Approximation to the Binomial Distribution
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=623This demonstration allows you to view the binomial distribution and the normal approximation to it as a function of the probability of a success on a given trial and the number of trials. It can be used to compute binomial probabilities and normal approximations of those probabilities.Thu, 12 May 2005 04:31:09 -0400Communicating With Data
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=804This course features slide shows for each lecture and exams with solutions to teach students how to be intelligent users of management science techniques. The fundamental concepts underlying the quantitative techniques are presented as a way of thinking, not just a way of calculating, in order to enhance decision-making skills. Exercises and examples are drawn from marketing, finance, operations management, strategy, and other management functions. Tue, 10 May 2005 10:26:24 -0400Binomial Probability Model
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=69This resource defines and explains binomial probability, including examples and exercises for the learner. Thu, 11 Nov 2004 09:43:13 -0500Binomial Histogram
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=291This Binomial applet allows the user to adjust the n and the p and see the resulting histogram. There is also an option to overlay the normal distribution over the histogram. The "Area from" and "to" scrollbars and text boxes allow you to select a range of possible "successes," for which the applet will calculate the probability, displayed after "Selected area." Thu, 30 Sep 2004 10:49:55 -0400Poisson Sampling Distribution Generator
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=274This page generates a Poisson distribution, as approximated by the Binomial. After clicking continue, users must enter the sample size (n>39) and probability of success (between 0.0 and 0.2, inclusive). A graph of the Poisson distribution with mean=np is shown as well as a table of the Poisson probabilities. Key Word: Poisson Calculator.Tue, 28 Sep 2004 10:56:28 -0400Poisson Sampling Distribution Generator (with Specific Mean)
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=275This page generates a histogram of a Poisson distribution and the associated table of probabilities. Upon opening the page, users will be prompted to enter the mean of the distribution (between 0.01 and 20.0, inclusive). Key Word: Poisson Calculator.Tue, 28 Sep 2004 10:56:28 -0400