Here's your next reading assignment. Read Section 5.4 in your textbook and "Ending the Infographic Plague" by Megan McArdle and answer the following questions by 8 a.m., Friday, April 6th. Be sure to login (using the link near the bottom of the sidebar) to the blog before leaving your answers in the comment section below.
- The authors suggest that if a sample size is less than 10% of the population size, we can treat the observations in the sample as independent. Why is that reasonable?
- When H0: p1 = p2, why does it make sense to use the pooled estimate of the sample proportion instead of the two individual sample means?
- Given McArdle's concerns about infographics, what are one or two things you can do when designing your application project infographic to make it an effective one?
- What's one question you have about the reading?