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Simulation of the t-distribution

        

Simulation of the t-distribution

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The t-distribution activity is a student-based in-class activity to illustrate the conceptual reason for the t-distribution. Students use TI-83/84 calculators to conduct a simulation of random samples. The students calculate standard scores with both the population standard deviation and the sample standard deviation. The resulting values are pooled over the entire class to give the simulation a reasonable number of iterations.
Material Type: Presentation
Technical Format: doc
Date Added to MERLOT: January 31, 2007
Date Modified in MERLOT: January 31, 2007
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Submitter: Katie Berrier

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Primary Audience: High School, College General Ed, College Lower Division
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Language: English
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