Review the resources listed below to prepare for this week's assignment. Before reviewing these resources, read through the assignment instructions so you know what you will be expected to do with this material.

**As you take in your material this week, consider the following questions:**

- What does the central limit theorem say?
- How many samples do I need for the central limit theorem?
- What is the mean of sample means?
- Where does the central limit theorem show up in nature?
- In what ways is it possible to still use the normal distribution to test ideas about non-normal data?

**Straightforward Statistics: Chapter 9 - Statistical Power**by Glenn Geher; Sara HallISBN: 9780199751761Publication Date: 2014-05-01Geher, G., & Hall, S. (2014). Straightforward Statistics: Understanding the tools of research. (Chapter 9) Retrieved from: https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/nu/detail.action?docID=1692209

- Reading this chapter will help you understand “power” to create a more powerful statistical relationship using power.

**Probability (video) 10:44**Kahn Academy. (2011, Aug 18). Correlation and causality. Retrieved from: https://youtu.be/ROpbdO-gRUo

- Reviewing this video will illustrate the distinction between two variables being correlated and the ability to state that one variable causes a response in another variable.

- Reviewing this video will illustrate the distinction between two variables being correlated and the ability to state that one variable causes a response in another variable.
**Central Limit Theorem (video) 9:48**Kahn Academy. (2010, Jan 26). Central limit theorem. Retrieved from: https://youtu.be/JNm3M9cqWyc

- Reviewing this video will introduce you to the central limit theorem and the sampling distribution of the mean.

**Sampling Distribution of the Sample Mean (video) 10:51**Kahn Academy. (2010, Jan 26). Sampling distribution of the sample mean. Retrieved from: https://youtu.be/FXZ2O1Lv-KE

- Reviewing this video will introduce you to the concept of the sampling distribution of the mean.

**Creature Cast: Central Limit Theorem (video) 3:39**Dunn, C. (2013, Sep 21). Creature Cast: Central Limit Theorem. Retrieved from: https://vimeo.com/75089338

- Reviewing this video will help you understand the implications of the Central Limit Theorem.

**Application of Descriptive Statistics in Monitoring Climatic Factors**Mălinaș, C., Oroian, I., Odagiu, A., & Safirescu, C. (2017). Application of descriptive statistics in monitoring climatic factors.*ProEnvironment Promediu*, 10(29): 46-50. Retrieved from: http://proxy1.ncu.edu/login?url=https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=edo&AN=124149266&site=eds-live

- You will be using this resource to complete the assignment for week 4.

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