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Walker Maths Senior 2.9 Statistical Inference

By | Copyright Year:2015 | ISBN-13: 9780170354257

Published:08/11/2014
Walker Maths is a series of single standard workbooks containing high-quality, up to date material at NCEA Mathematics levels 1, 2 and 3.

The well-designed, write-on workbooks contain teaching material, including relevant formulae, and ample practice exercises along with sample tasks and questions. The workbooks reflect the content and style of the new standards, and allow teachers total flexibility in course design for students at all levels.

As a single standard series, Walker Maths offers Maths department the ability to buy titles all at once, or throughout the year as required. Projection Files are also available for all standards, please contact your Sales Representative for more details.

CONTENTS

Formulae
Glossary
Introduction
Purpose
Statistics
Plotting data
Dot plot
Box plot
Putting it together
Box plot interpretation
Writing questions
Sampling
Types of sampling
Sampling method
Describing and comparing sample distributions
Comparing the centres
Describing the shape
Comparing the shapes
Comparing the positions and sizes of the spreads
Discussing the overlap
Describing any unusual features
Confidence intervals
Calculating confidence intervals
Comparing confidence intervals
Sampling variability
Reflections
Practice tasks
Answers

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Charlotte Walker BEd, GradDipTchLn, MHealSc. Charlotte has nine years' experience in teaching Mathematics, and is currently Assistant HOD of Mathematics and Dean of Year 9 at Darfield High School.

Victoria Walker BSc (Hons), GradDipTchLn.Victoria has twenty years' experience in teaching Mathematics, and is currently Teacher of Mathematics and Specialist Classroom Teacher at Riccarton High School. She has received a Jim Campbell award for teaching excellence (2003) and an Ernest Duncan award in Mathematics (2007).

FEATURES

All workbooks are written for the current NCEA Achievement standards

New, fresh content – right up to date

Cost effective write-on workbooks for individual standards allows for flexibility in course design

Rigorous trialing of both text and answers

Clearly modeled worked examples

Plenty of practice opportunities

A high standard of design and production – the clean design allows for plenty of open space and text

Talented mother-daughter team with many years of combined teaching experience in New Zealand schools.

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