Category Archives: Statistics Demystified

Is My Sample Representative?

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I have performed dozens of jobs.  I delivered phone books (back when everyone had to have one).  I baked cakes (even though I’m not much of a baker).  I roto-tilled garden plots, I sewed in a dress factory, and I … Continue reading

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Data Might Be Everywhere, But It’s Not Always Continuous

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One of my pet peeves (I have many!) is when I hear a sports announcer speak of the “amount of runs” that have been scored in this game.  “Less commercials” used in a television network ad makes me want to … Continue reading

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