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How to use this tool?

The video below gives a general introduction to using the Explore goodness-of-fit feature of the tool

The video below focuses on how to get data into the Explore goodness-of-fit feature of the tool

The video below gives a general introduction to using the Explore probability distributions feature of the tool

Teaching notes

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Data links

These will be updated over the next couple of weeks :-) Feel free to email Anna with real data to share.

Source Year Question Context
NZQA AS91586 2019 Q3(b) Weeds in garden Tool link with data
NZQA Scholarship 2019 Q5(a) Bus commute times Tool link with data
Anna 2015 - Number of ums (live teaching) Tool link with data
Anna 2020 - Number of ums (recorded teaching) Tool link with data

Future potential features

Below are the list of features that are being considered for the next version of the probability distribution explorer. Please contact Anna if you have any other ideas for her to consider!

Explore features of probability distributions

  • Add option to compare two probability distributions e.g.¬†two normal distributions with different standard deviations
  • Add option to save/share the page with details of the probability distribution and its parameters

Explore goodness-of-fit for probability distributions

  • Include other probability distributions
  • Include features from the previous version of this tool (See Modelling tool)

Developed by Anna Fergusson, Department of Statistics, University of Auckland