# WGU BEC1 Stats Study Guide Complete

## WGU BEC1 Stats Study Guide Complete

WGU BEC1 Stats Study Guide Complete

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Stats study guide

Chapter 1
How did Florence Nightingale convince the British Government to have field hospital?
What is the mission of the US Preventative Services Task Force?
Florence Nightingale David produced the first edition of what tables?
Population
Sample
Parameter

Statistic

Be able to identify and/or provide examples of descriptive statistics & inferential statistics
Descriptive

Inferential

Know the properties of & be able to identify or provide examples of quantitative vs. categorical variables

Quantitive

Categorical
Characteristics, qualitive data (Gender, opinion, race)

BASIC CONCEPTS (CHAPTER 2 – MUNRO E-BOOK)

Know the definition of data, individuals, variables, independent variable, dependent variable, random assignment, treatment group, and control group.

data

Individuals
variables

independent variable

dependent variable

random assignment

treatment group

control group

Know the properties of the 4 levels of measurement (nominal, ordinal, interval, ratio)

nominal scale

Ordinal scale

Interval-scale

Ratio-scale variables

Know the properties of discrete and continuous variables

Know and understand the properties that distinguish experimental methods from correlational methods

DISPLAYING DATA (CHAPTER 2 – MUNRO E-BOOK)

Know what a distribution is and why examining a distribution can be helpful/useful

Know how to interpret information from:
Simple frequency distributions (grouped & ungrouped*)
 class intervals.

Relative frequency distributions (proportions* & percents*)

Cumulative frequency distributions*

Histograms

Bar graphs*

Stem-and-leaf displays

Know the definition of percentile rank

Be able to...