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Using data from a survey of students, estimate the average number of siblings for the general population. Key ideas: Logarithmic transformation, inverse transformation, mean versus median, power, robustness of t procedures, sampling distribution.
JMP features demonstrated
Analyze > Distribution, Formula Editor, transforming in Graph Builder
Statistical/graphical tools used:
Histograms, normal quantile plots, log transformations, confidence intervals, inverse transformation.