# Minitab Blog Posts for Learning Statistics

Statistics can be difficult and intimidating—but it can also be fun and exciting. Minitab’s specialists in statistics and quality improvement seek to make statistics more accessible by sharing their insights and experiences online through the Minitab Blog.

If you're teaching or learning statistics, the following blog posts explain critical statistical concepts and demonstrate how various tools and methods can be used to answer a variety of questions and solve interesting or unusual problems.

There's much more to read on the Minitab Blog, so use the search bar to find specific subjects, or visit the Minitab Blog home page to see the newest posts.

 Statistical Tool Blog Post Graphs & Tally A Statistical History of the Super Bowl Scatterplots Graph Quest: How to Show that Life on Venus Is Safer than Life on Mars Pareto Chart Where to find meteorites, the Pareto chart way General Probability Any Chance We Share a Birthday? Binomial and Geometric Probabilities Flu Shot Followup: Assessing the Long-Term Benefits of Flu Vaccination Normal Distribution and Variations Normal: The Kevin Bacon of Distributions Central Limit Theorem Explaining the Central Limit Theorem with Bunnies & Dragons Paired t-test Is the "Madden Curse" Real? 2 Sample t-test and Paired t-test T for 2. Should I Use a Paired t or a 2-sample t? Wilcoxon Test and 2 Variance Test Using Hypothesis Tests to Bust Myths about the Battle of the Sexes 1 Proportion and Sample Size The Gentleman Tasting Coffee: A Variation on Fisher’s Famous Experiment Chi Square Test Using Data Analysis to Assess Fatality Rates in Star Trek: The Original Series ANOVA Real-life Data Analysis: How Many Licks to the Tootsie Roll Center of a Tootsie Pop? Regression A Statistical Look at How Turnovers Impacted the NFL Season Great Presidents Revisited: Does History Provide a Different Perspective? Regression and Simpson's Paradox Optical Illusions, Zen Koans, and Simpson’s Paradox Binary Logistic Fitted Line Plot Revisiting the Relationship between Rushing and NFL Wins with Binary Fitted Line Plots Design of Experiments (DOE) Holiday Baking: Using DOE to Bake a Better Cookie P and U Charts P and U Charts and Limburger Cheese: A Smelly Combination Time Series Analysis Trend Analysis: Super Bowl Ticket Prices Looking at Past Weather Data with Time Series Plots