Jan 9 Inferential Statistics - Sligo Education Centre

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Inferential Statistics - Leaving Certificate
Sean Murphy  (@smurphyennis)
Commencing Jan 9th (7pm )
Target audience: Teachers of Leaving Certificate Higher Level Maths.
Jan 9th
  • Binomial Distribution / Normal Distribution
  • Standard Normal Distribution (Z-Distribution) / Empirical Rule / Z-Scores
  • Tables P36/37 - Probabilities for Standard Normal Distribution
  • Terminology – Sample /Population / Statistic / Parameter
Jan 16th
  • The Central Limit Theorem and Distribution of Sample Means
  • Excel Simulation of Sample and Population mean for Normal Distribution
  • Calculating Z-Score for Distribution of Sample Means
  • Margin of Error / Confidence Interval for Mean / Level of Significance / P-Value
  • Exam Questions
Jan 23rd
  • Hypothesis Tests
  • Exam Questions
Jan 30th
  • Sample and Population Proportion
  • Confidence Interval for Proportion / Level of Significance
  • Margin of Error Approximation
  • Exam Questions
Learning Outcomes
  • Understand normal distribution, standard normal distribution and the empirical rule
  • Be able to calculate z-scores and use tables to work out associated probabilities
  • Be familiar with the language and terminology used in inferential statistics
  • Understand the significance of the central limit theorem
  • Understand how to work out confidence intervals for sample means
  • Understand how to work out confidence intervals for sample proportions
  • Understand hypothesis tests
  • Understand p-values and level of significance
  • Develop clear methods for answering the different types of exam question

Address:
ATU Campus, Ballinode,Co Sligo.
Tel: (071) 9138700


Contact Us:
Email:info@ecsligo.ie
Web: www.ecsligo.ie
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Contact Us:
Email:info@ecsligo.ie
Web: www.ecsligo.ie
EIRCODE:F91 WFW9

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