# Statistical Literacy

#35892 Topic: MAT 232 Statistical Literacy Number of Pages: 1 (Double Spaced) Number of sources: 2 Writing Style: APA Type of document: Essay Academic Level:Undergraduate Category: Mathematics Language Style: English (U.S.) Order Instructions: ATTACHED Discussion Five Video 24: Statistics is About People, Even if You Can’t See the Tears. You will find Video 24: Statistics is About People, Even if You Can’t See the Tears by navigating to the MSL Tools for Success link under Course Home. The video makes the point that though nobody wants to think that they are a statistic, acting as if you are a statistic can help you make better decisions. That said, statisticians should never forget that the numbers they analyze correspond to real people, who have friends, relatives, and stories to tell. Respond to one of the following questions in your initial post: The reason why so many of us now live long, healthy lives is due to statistical analysis of health data. What other statistical analyses have had a large impact on how we live our lives? Required Resource Text Bennett, J., Briggs, W. & Triola, M. (2014). Statistical reasoning for everyday life (4th ed.). Boston, MA: Pearson Education, Inc. Chapter 7: Correlation and Causality Chapter 8: From Samples to Populations Supplemental Pearson. (2012) MyStatLab [Virtual Lab]. Recommended Resources Websites Probability and statistics (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. (2015). Retrieved from https://www.khanacademy.org/math/probability (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. Pezzullo, J. C. (n.d.). Web pages that perform statistical calculations! (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. Retrieved from http://statpages.org/