Distribution tutorial

Learn how to describe the distribution of a variable, make inferences about the population parameters, and exclude observations from analysis.

Simon Newcomb measured the time required for light to travel from his laboratory on the Potomac River to a mirror at the base of the Washington Monument and back, a total distance of about 7400 meters. The data are used to estimate the speed of light. For more information see DASL Story: Estimating the Speed of Light

In this tutorial you will perform the following tasks: