Introduction to Data Analysis
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Preliminary Analysis

Comparing Data Sets

Linear Regression


On-Line Glossary

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Data Analysis Home

While working in lab this semester you will collect lots of data. If you are lucky your data will lead to a clear answer to the question you are investigating. At times, however, you will find your data ambiguous or, more interestingly, that something unexpected is hidden within the data. The modules on this site will guide you in exploring several important concepts in data analysis; these are:

Every discipline has its own terminology. If you are unsure about a term's meaning, use the link on the left for the On-Line Glossary. The data sets in these modules are Excel files. The How To... link provides reminders on using Excel. Each of these resources opens in a new browser window so you can keep them open and available while working on a module.