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Getting Started with MegaStat
J. B. Orris
Butler University

Copyright 2002 by J. B. Orris

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Table of Contents
1. Basic Procedures............................................................................................................ 2 Buttons ........................................................................................................................... 3 Data Selection ................................................................................................................ 3 Data Labels .................................................................................................................... 5 Output ............................................................................................................................ 5 Repeat Last Option....................................................................................................... 5 Generate Random Numbers ........................................................................................ 6 Utilities ........................................................................................................................... 6 Insert descriptive information ..........................................................................................6 ChartDataSheet utilities ..................................................................................................6 Start new output sheet.....................................................................................................7 Delete output sheet.........................................................................................................7 Deactivate MegaStat.......................................................................................................7 Uninstall MegaStat.........................................................................................................7

Help/Information .......................................................................................................... 8 Help System...................................................................................................................8 About MegaStat .............................................................................................................8

2. Tutorial Examples.......................................................................................................... 9 Example 1: Frequency distribution............................................................................ 9 Example 2: Normal Distribution.............................................................................. 13 Example 3: Entering Proportions .............................................................................. 14 3. Reference ...................................................................................................................... 15 Descriptive Statistics ................................................................................................... 15 Frequency Distributions ............................................................................................. 17 Quantitative .................................................................................................................17 Qualitative ...................................................................................................................18 Counting Rules.............................................................................................................20 Discrete Probability Distributions ..................................................................................21 Continuous Probability Distributions .............................................................................21

Confidence Intervals / Sample Size ........................................................................... 22 Confidence interval –...
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