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JMP Start Statistics, 6th Edition by Sheila Loring, Ann Lehman, Mia L. Stephens, John Sall

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7 Univariate Distributions: One Variable, One Sample

Overview

This chapter introduces statistics in the simplest possible setting—the distribution of values for one variable. The Distribution command in the Analyze menu launches the JMP Distribution platform. This platform describes the distribution of a single column of values from a table using graphs and summary statistics.

This chapter also introduces the concept of the distribution of a statistic, and how confidence intervals and hypothesis tests can be obtained.

Chapter Contents

Overview

Looking at Distributions

Probability Distributions

True Distribution Function or Real-World Sample Distribution

The Normal Distribution

Describing Distributions of Values

Generating Random Data

Histograms ...

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