Smith College Haikus I

Smith College Haikus I

By 2005 Math 190 Class

random samples rule
in the world of statistics
---overcome unknowns

larger sample size
with central limit theorem
approaches normal

t, F, p, s-hat
all tell of a relation
not the direction

A grouping of rules
that we use to understand
large sets of data

Assume Red Sox suck
Yet, they beat the Yankees; called
--- a type II error!

Rejection of null
after F-values compared
Tukey test follows

Oh dear statistics
Your formulas are complex
--Yet fascinate me

But is it normal?
Independent groups t test
Now I can use you.

Statistical tests
rely on assumptions that
are necessary

Oh eta-squared you
are easy to calculate
are necessaryyet give much info