Drexel dragonThe Math ForumDonate to the Math Forum



Search All of the Math Forum:

Views expressed in these public forums are not endorsed by Drexel University or The Math Forum.


Math Forum » Discussions » Courses » ap-stat

Topic: [ap-stat] Two Proofs APStat Teachers Should Be Familiar With...
Replies: 1   Last Post: Aug 9, 2012 8:30 PM

Advanced Search

Back to Topic List Back to Topic List Jump to Tree View Jump to Tree View   Messages: [ Previous | Next ]
David Bee

Posts: 4,194
Registered: 12/6/04
re:[ap-stat] Two Proofs APStat Teachers Should Be Familiar With...
Posted: Aug 9, 2012 8:30 PM
  Click to see the message monospaced in plain text Plain Text   Click to reply to this topic Reply


For those interested in reading/studying such, a few observations/
comments:

1. The proof of the CLT should be read First.
2. Generally, these proofs would not be "helpful" for first-time
APStat teachers (unless the class has students who have already
taken BCCalc And are interested in proofs).
3. One should not assume the second proof (proving the T stat is
t-distributed...) is one one can read in an amount of time
comparable to the CLT proof: It is time-consuming and requires
much focus and time. (It is in a way a careful sampling of an
entire math-stat course, and so those who have not seen it before
should be ready to spend focused time on such.)

For those who already did get a proof of the CLT, please let me know
when requesting the "T Stat Proof" so I don't also attached a CLT
proof.

Again, these proofs should not be of concern to first-time APStat
teachers, who should be posting questions, especially as authors of
the three main textbooks (Dave B, Chris O, and Daren S) are awaiting
such questions...


-- David Bee


PS: Of course still make requests for the proof(s) to me off-List.
(I should be able to get such to you by no later than the next
day.)












Frequently asked questions(FAQ) http://mrmathman.com/faq
List Archives from 1994: http://mathforum.org/kb/forum.jspa?forumID=67
ap-stat resources: http://apstatsmonkey.com
---
To search the list archives for previous posts go to
http://lyris.collegeboard.com/read/?forum=ap-stat
To unsubscribe click here:
http://lyris.collegeboard.com/read/my_forums/
To change your subscription address or other settings click here:
http://lyris.collegeboard.com/read/my_account/edit



Point your RSS reader here for a feed of the latest messages in this topic.

[Privacy Policy] [Terms of Use]

© Drexel University 1994-2014. All Rights Reserved.
The Math Forum is a research and educational enterprise of the Drexel University School of Education.