# Statistical Reasoning Vocabulary Word Search

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Word Search
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Analyze
Bar Graph
Boxplot
Brattebo is the best
Categorical
Census
Center
Collect
Data
Density Curve
Distribution
Dotplot
Empirical Rule
Experiment
Fall Break
Histogram
Individuals
IQR
Mean
Median
Normal Distribution
Observation
Outlier
Percentiles
Pie Chart
Population
Problem Solving
Quantitative
Quartiles
Question
Range
Sample
Shape
Skewed
Standard Deviation
Statistics
Stemplot
Study
Symmetric
Variable
ZScore

## Exploring Data Crossword

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Variable that describes data using words or numerals as labels Categorical
Variable that describes data using numbers as numerical values quantitative
The possible values of the variable and the relative frequency of each value distribution
In a two-way table, the distribution of either variable alone marginal
Distribution of a variable when considering only a smaller group of individuals conditional
Table that lists the categories of a variable and gives the proportion of observations for each category relative frequency
Shows a bar representing the count of each category in a categorical variable barchart
Shows how a "whole" divides into categories by showing a wedge of a circle whose area corresponds to the proportion in each category piechart
Shows bars divided proportionally into segments corresponding to the percentage in each group segmentedbarchart
When a distribution is not symmetric and one tail stretches out farther than the other skewed
Distribution with two modes bimodal
Uses adjacent bars to show the distribution of values in a quantitative variable, where each bar represents the number of values falling in an interval histogram
A numerical summary of how tightly the values are clustered around the "center" spread
A distribution roughly flat in shape uniform
Distributions with more than two modes multimodal
Shape where the two halves on either side of the center look approximately like mirror images of each other symmetric
Shape where the longer tail stretches to the right skewedright
Type of display that shows quantitative data values in a way that shows the shape of the distribution in addition to individual data values stemplot
Shape where the longer tail stretches to the left skewedleft
Having one mode unimodal
Graphs a dot for each case against a single axis dotplot
Reveals single vs. multiple modes and symmetric vs. skewness curve
a value that summarizes the entire distribution with a single number, a "typical" value center
Tells how many standard deviations a value is from the mean zscore
Numerical attribute of a population parameter
In a Normal Model, about 68% of the values fall within 1 standard deviation of the mean, about 95% within 2 standard deviations, and about 99.7% within 3 standard deviations empirical rule
The value found by subtracting the mean and dividing by the standard deviation standardized score
Type of Normal model with mean 0 and standard deviation 1 standard normal
Numerical attribute of a set of data statistic
The number that falls above a given % of the data percentile
Displays the 5-number summary as a central box with the whiskers that extend to the non-outlying data values boxplot
Minimum, 1st quartile, Median, 3rd quartile, Maximum fivenumbersummary
Found by summing all the data values and dividing by the count mean
The difference between the first and third quartiles interquartilerange
The square root of the variance standarddeviation
The value with a quarter of the data below it firstquartile
Value more than 1.5 times the IQR below Q1 or above Q3 outlier
Difference between the maximum and minimum value range
The value with a quarter of the data above it thirdquartile
The middle value of a distribution with half the data above and half below it median

## Data and Statistics CrossWord

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Description

A simple way of representing statistical data on a plot BOXPLOT
A number in a set of data that is either way smaller or way bigger than most of the data OUTLIER
Data that is collected by someone else SECONDARY DATA
Data that is collected by the user Primary data
A percentile expressed in decimal form quartile
The value below which the started percentage of results lie Percentile
A data set that contains values for two variables Bivariatedata
a graph of bivariate each data pair is represented by a point on the graph Scatter plot
the variable within a bivariate pair that varies because of changes in the other variable Dependent variable
The variable within a bivariate pair that causes change in the other independentvariable
the difference between the largest results and the smallest results in a data set range
another name for a cumulative frequency curve ogive
the difference between the upper and lower quartile of a data set interquartile range
a statistical measure of spread; it is the mean of the squares of the deviations from the mean value variance
the five key values used to draw a boxplot five- number summary
two or more dot plots drawn for comparative purposes parallel dot plot
two or more box plots drawn on the same scale parallel box plot
one of the measures of spread, related to the mean standard deviation
a least squares line of best fit regression line
making predictions from a graph outside the range of known values extrapolation
making predictions from a graph within the range of known values interpolation
a number that cant be written in fractional form irrationalnumber
a graph that is in a straight line lineargraph
the original number principle

## Statistics Words Word Search

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Word Search
Description

cumulative frequency
event
expected value
frequency histogram
frequency polygon
interquartile range
median
midpoint
mode
outlier
parameter
qualitative data
quantitative data
random variable
range
sample
sample space
statistic
statistics
weighted mean

## Statistics Vocabulary Word Search

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Word Search
Description

range
quartile
qualitative data
probability sampling
positive correlation
population
permutation
outlier
ordinal data
nominal data
negative correlation
mode
median
mean
lsrl
interval data
interpolation
inferential data
histogram
frequency
extrapolation
explanatory variable
descriptive data
correlation coefficient
correlation
combination
circle graph
boxandwhiskerplot
bar graph

## Statistics Vocab Review Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Difference between observed value and expected value Residual
watching subjects or reviewing records of subjects to obtain information about the population observationalstudy
subjects of an experiment or survey individuals
variable that represents a numeric quantity quantitative
a graphic organization of data that includes 2 columns and a key stemplot
descriptor for the variety of data, also describes the difference between max and min spread
data values that are more than 2 standard deviations from the mean outliers
the average value of a distribution mean
the center value of a data distribution median
a descriptor used for a data distribution when the graph looks roughly the same on both sides of the mean symmetric
when the data tails to the right or left, pulling the mean toward the tail skewed
25% of the data lies below this point firstquartile
a graphical display used to show a five number summary boxplot
the density curve that is single peaked with the mean at its center normal
graphical display of the relationship between 2 quantitative variables scatterplot
descriptor for the direction of a scatter plot that rises as its explanatory variable increases positive
numeric value describing the relationship between 2 quantitative variable in a scatter plot correlation
a least squares regression line is used to make a _____ prediction
a sample survey where subjects choose themselves to participate voluntaryresponse
a sample chosen by by chance SRS

## Unit 7 Crossword Puzzle

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Crossword
Description

the entire set of items from which data can be selected Population
divide an ordered data set into 4 equal parts Quartiles
a numerical description of a sample characteristic Statistic
information about a product or process, usually in numerical order Data
score that occurs most often Mode
middle score when listed in numerical order Median
average Mean
a subset, or portion, of the population. Sample
the square root of variance Standard Deviation
a census occurs when everyone in the population is contacted Census
a mistake causing results that are not representative of the population Bias
have a finite number of distinct values or counts DiscreteRandom
consists of attributes, labels, or non-numerical entries Qualitative Data
consist of numerical measurements or count Quantitative Data
the difference between the greatest data element and the least data element Range
data that are far away from most of the data points Outliers
the fact that the value of a statistic varies in repeated random sampling Sampling Variability
a symmetric distribution can be divided at the center so that each half is a mirror image of the other Symmetry
he average of the squares of the deviations of the observations from their mean Variance

## Mean, Median, Mode, and Range Crossword

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the number at the center of the data when ordered from least to greatest median
____ plot that displays data and shows how the data sets are distributed box
this is the number or numbers that occur most often mode
a type of bar graph used to display numerical data that have been organized into equal intervals histograms
the difference between the largest and smallest numbers in a set range
upper ____ is the median of the upper half of the data quartile
____ range is the difference of the upper quartile and the lower quartile interquartile
the quotient of a set of numbers when the sum of the numbers in the set is divided by the number of addends mean
____ value is the smallest number in the data set least
____ quartile is the median of the lower half of the data lower
____ of spread describes the spread of data (range and IQR) measure
____ value is the largest number in the data set greatest
____ shape are irregular and crooked and don't match up perfectly asymmetric
____ shape, when graphed, a vertical line drawn at the center will form mirror images, with the left half of the graph being the mirror image of the right. symmetric
dot ____ is a visual display that shows each piece of data represented by a dot plot
a data value that are either much greater or much less than the median value outliers
a pictorial symbol for a word or phrase used in charts or graphs pictograph
mean is also known as ____ average
mode is also known as ____ most
median is also known as ____ middle

## Statistics Crossword

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Description

A data set contains values for two variables Bivariate data
A visual representation of five-number sumary Box plot
The variable within a bivariate pair that varies Dependent variable
The five key values: minimum,lower quartile, median, upper quartile and maximum Five-number summary
The variable within a a bivariate that causes change Independent variable
The difference between the upper quartile and the lower quartile of a data set Interquartile range
Another name for a cumulative frequency curve Ogive
A value that lies outside a certain range; a value more than 1.5XIQR below lower and upper quartile Outlier
Two or more box plots drawn on the same scale Parallel box plot
Two or more dot plots drawn for comparative purposes Parallel dot box
The value below which stated percentage of result lie Percentile
Data that you collect yourself Primary data
A percentage expressed in decimal form Quantile
The difference between the largest result and the smallest result in a data set Range
A graph of bivariate data; each data pair is represented by a point in the graph Scatter Plot
Data that someone else has collected for you Secondary data
making predictions from a graph outside the range known values Extrapolation
Making predictions from a graph within the range of known values Interpolation
A line drawn to approximate the relationship between two variables that have been plotted as a scatter plot Line of best fit
A least squares line of best fit Regression line
One of the measures of spread, related to the mean Standard Deviation
A statistical measure of spread; it is the mean of the squares of the deviations from the mean value Variance
The practice or science of collecting and analysing numerical data in large quantities Statistics
Denoting or relating to a value or quantity lying at the midpoint of a frequency distribution of observed values or quantities Median
The least or smallest amount or quantity possible Minimum

## Statistics is Fun! Crossword

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Gives the number of how many standard deviations x lies from the distribution mean. Z-Score
The science of collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data. Statistics
Measures the spread by looking at how far the observations are from the mean. Standard Deviation
A distribution is not symmetric. Skewed
If the design of a statistical study symmetrically favors certain outcomes. Bias
In all score-based normal curves, 50% of the scores fall at or above the mean and 50% at or below the mean. 68-95-99.7 Rule
Measure the direction and strength of the linear association between two quantitative variable (x and y) Possible correlations range from +1 to -1. Correlation
There is a no relationship between the two categorical variables that is in the rows. Independent
The average of a set of data. Mean
The middle score of a distribution. Median
Most frequently occurring number. Mode
Bell-shaped, symmetric density curve Normal Distribution
Observe individuals and measures variable of interest but does not attempt to influence the responses. Observational Study
A numerical quantity measuring some aspect of a population of scores. Parameter
The entire group of individuals about which we want information from. Population

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ACUTE
AVERAGE
BIASED
DATA
DENOMINATOR
DOT PLOT
EQUIVALENT
FRACTION
FUNCTION
LINE OF REFLECTION
LOWER QUARTILE
MEDIAN
NUMERATOR
OUTCOME
PROBABILITY
RANDOM SAMPLE
RANGE
REDUCING
SUBTRACT