On this page I will try to keep the info to the minimum to pass.
This might be enough to pass - but there are no short cuts - so do not bank on it,
I will add the key ideas as I teach them. I base this list on the Sample paper - as it is the best information I have.

3.12 Summary
First take a look at these two documents:


From http://statslc.com/ which I highly recommend.

One Skill per Video

There are two parts to learn about

8 Skills for > Margin of Error - Rules of Thumb for Polls

4 Skills for > Relationships - Experiment or Observational study

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Margin of Error - Rules of Thumb for Polls

PPDAC - The part of the PPDAC cycle is in the right hand col.
moe1
Find who funded a study : Conflict of interest?
Problem
moe2
Find target population and say how the sample was selected
Plan
moe3
Bias: who was polled? Was that fair?
Data
moe4

Give the margin of error and the confidence interval for a population proportion



3.12 Rules of Thumb some good video at the top, it gets trickier as you go down the page.
Analysis
moe5
Find proportions where the rule of thumb overstates the MOE

Analysis
moe6
Possible Non Sampling error identified


Analysis
moe7
Calculate the Margin of error for a group
Analysis
moe8
Find a Claim, is it correct?
Look for words like more, less, greater than, over half, most... and calculate a confidence interval.
Check if the claim makes sense when the margin of error is taken into account.
Conclusion

With 95% confidence, I estimate....

Use this language substituting the population desciption and proportion discriptions.

It must be in context to pass this statistical literacy standard






3.12 With 95percent confidence I estimate.jpg


Explain what the 95% means in a 95% confidence interval




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Relationship between two variables - Experiment or Observational study

PPDAC - The part of the PPDAC cycle is in the right hand col.
R1

Identify the explanatory and response variable


Problem
R2

Identify the report as an Experiment or Observational study


Plan
R3

Identify possible reasons for the relationship

this is all about reading with care and general knowledge
Analysis
R4

Find the claim about the explanatory causing the response

words to watch for: reduces, increases, equals...
Conclusion

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Merit and Excellence Comment

From an expert:
If in an external exam I was expecting a student to provide an answer of something along the lines of 'if we repeated this study a large number of times then approximately 95% of such intervals would cover the unknown parameter value' then I think I would need to signal that expectation to the student by asking a question along the lines of: 'Clearly explain the meaning of the '95%' in a 95% confidence interval.'