StATS: Revising my definition section (created 2007-10-18).

I have a section on definitions and it is an odd mix of things. I want to simplify these pages by separating examples of how to calculate a particular statistic from the formal definition of the statistic. This would make the definition shorter and sweeter in most cases. Here's a list of proposed "how to calculate" pages. Items with an asterisk represent entries where the definition already includes an example of how to calculate the statistic.

I'd also like to show how to draw various graphic displays.

Some calculations are so simple that I will keep the examples as part of the definition. These include:

It may be a while before I get to this, as this is a major overhaul.

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