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- Chapters 2 and 5 from handout for Session 6
- Miscellaneous Statistics Problems to Avoid (overview of the next handout)
- Statistical Problems to Document and to Avoid
- Statistical Software Recommendations

- To discuss capabilities of statistical graphics software and how it can be used to inspect, explore, and summarize data.
- To understand tradeoffs that must be made when choosing statistical software.
- To become introduced to some ways that a statistician begins to examine data in an exploratory fashion.
- To clarify any remaining issues from the entire course, especially interpretation and shortcomings of
*P*-values.

- K&S Section 38.8
- Statistical Problems to Document and to Avoid

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