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The package was created to solve many of the problems which exist with the delivery and use of modern statistical... see more

A collection of applets designed to illustrate various topics in statistics and probability. Topics include Simulating... see more

Demonstrates Correlation Coefficients in Statistics.

This applet allows users to generate confidence intervals for either means or proportions.  Users set the parameters... see more

This applet graphs the Poisson and normal approximations to a specified binomial distribution. The user may select the... see more

BrightStat is a free online application for statistical analyses. Besides many non-parametric tests, BrightStat offers... see more

This applet facilitates investigation of confidence intervals. The display shows a large jar of balls, some blue and some... see more

Statcato is an open source Java based software for elementary statistics.  It includes just about every chart,... see more

This applet is designed to teach students how bin widths (or the number of bins) affect a histogram. The histogram is for... see more

This resource introduces maximum likelihood estimation and provides several applets to illustrate this concept.

Histogram Explorer is a tool for understanding histograms and their statistics

This applet allows users to simulate sampling from a bag of Reese's Pieces.  The computer keeps track of each sample and... see more

This applet simulates drawing samples from a binomial distribution.  Users set the population proportion, sample size,... see more

This applet demonstrates that even a "small" effect can be important under some circumstances. Applicants from two groups... see more

Students randomly sample individuals from three different ethnic groups and record their ABO blood types. Students then... see more

This applet demonstrates the central limit theorem using simulated dice-rolling experiments. An "experiment" consists of... see more

This applet allows users to generate dotplots by clicking the resample button and then guess the mean, median, standard... see more

Students randomly sample finches from six different islands and record depths of the birds' beaks. Students then use... see more

A computer simulation on the web to visualize the genesis of normal and log-normal distributions

Tutorial and applet to demonstrate the Pearson r correlation in probability and statistics. This is part of the larger... see more

Example and calculator illustrating the t-test in probability and statistics. This is part of the larger site Virtual... see more

A webpage in which links are provided to histograms of sample statistics (mean, median, standard deviation, maximum etc.)... see more

The interactive WISE Confidence Interval Creation Applet allows instructors to demonstrate how sample size, alpha level,... see more

Teachers and researchers, along with students, often misinterpret confidence intervals on bar graphs. A Guide that... see more