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Mathematics & Statistics: Find Videos/DVDs

Featuring Okanagan College Library resources on mathematics and statistics

Math in the Movies

A Classic!

Instructional Series

For All Practical Purposes: Introduction to Contemporary Mathematics is a video instructional series on mathematics consisting of  26 half-hour video programs. This series goes beyond mathematics as a series of dry, problem-solving exercises to its utility in the areas of management science, statistics, social science, geometry, and computer science.

View program descriptions from the COMAP website 

Call number: QA 7 .F68 1987 Mod. 1-6 DVD (Kelowna)

Statistics : Decisions Through Data is an introductory statistics course that unravels the statistical arguments behind surveys, polls, experiments, and product claims. Each episode begins with a documentary segment then teaches skills to gather data, analyze patterns, and draw conclusions about real-world issues.

Call number:  QA 276 B68 1992 v. 1-5 DVD (Kelowna)

Against All Odds : Inside Statistics, updated 2013   Made up of vivid real-world examples, the goal of thisseries is to present statistics in the context of its contemporary use. Host Dr. Pardis Sabeti guides viewers through the wide range of statistical applications used by scientists, business owners, and even Shakespeare scholars, in their work and daily lives.Starting with descriptive statistics, the series continues through probability and inference. Statistical case studies range from finding patterns in lightning strikes, to linking DDT to the decline of peregrine falcons, to analyzing salaries to lobby for comparable pay for men and women.

View video units on the Against All Odds : Inside Statiistics website

Schaum's Outlines Videos

Schaum's Outlines in the AccessEngineering database includes over 100 videos presenting solutions to problems in calculus, linear algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and probability & statistics

Documentaries

For example:

Fractals : Hunting the Hidden Dimension

Call number:  QA 614.86 .F73 2009 DVD (Kelowna)

 

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