Inferential Statistics

Video: What is a Distribution? Normal Distributions, Clearly Explained

A short (5:14) video that introduces statistical distributions from StatQuest with Josh Starmer. This is great for students to watch before a discussion of the normal distribution. A short (5:12) video that clearly explains normal distributions from StatQuest with Josh Starmer. You can find the StatQuest website here.

Lecture Slides: Samples Representing the Population with the Use of M&Ms

This PowerPoint leads students through an activity that stresses the need to have a relatively large sample when trying to accurately represent the population.Instructors will need to supply students with fun size bags of plain M&Ms®. Students first estimate the population frequency of each color of candy using their small sample (fun size bag). Then …

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