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This site gives an explanation, a definition and an example of linear regression. Topics include least-squares, residuals, extrapolation, outliers, and influential observations.
This site gives an explanation, a definition and an example of correlation. Topics include correlation coefficient and rŒ_.
This site has a wide collection of statistical resources inluding an online textbook covering first-year non-calculus based statistics (e.g. Normal distribution, ANOVA, Chi-Square), a simulation/demonstration section containing Java Applets on these first-year topics (ANOVA, Binomial Distribution,Central Limit Theorem, Chi Square, Confidence Interval, Correlation, Central Tendency, Effect Size, Goodness of Fit, Histogram, Normal Distribution, Power, Regression, Repeated Measures, Restriction of Range, Sampling Distribution, Skew, t-test, Transformations), and case studies covering the topics in the first-year statistics course. There is also a page with some basic statistical analysis tools that will aid in doing the computations if you have a Java enabled browser. The source code for these resources can also be downloaded from this site.
This applet simulates rolling dice and displays the outcomes in a histogram. Students can choose to roll 1, 2, 6, or 9 dice either 1, 10, 20, or 100 times. The outcome studied is the sum of the dice and a red line is drawn on the histogram to show expected number of occurences of each outcome.