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1Homework #1: Descriptive Statistics & VariabilityFollow the instructions provided, filling in your answers as you go. It is recommended to make the text ofyour answers noticeably different from blackTimes New Roman 12 pt font (that’s what this is), so thatyour answers stand out.Be sure to include copies of any graphs you are asked to make. Steps that have an R output that must beincluded with your answer are denoted with thesymbol.To receive credit, you will need to electronically submit your answers through the BIO 180 CatCoursessite by the specified due date.As you work, you are allowed to discuss the homework with your peers,but note thatyou must complete all of the steps independently and answer all of the questions inyour own words. Submitting work that was completed by another person is a violation of the academichonesty policy of UC Merced.Part A: Entering a dataset:July average maximum temperaturesProcedure120.The following dataset lists the average July high temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit for a15 year timespan measured in Merced and in Death Valleythat is, each entry in the list is anaverage of the maximum temperatures reached on all 31 days in July. (This and a huge wealth ofother climate data can be found at the website of the Western Regional Climate Center:.)YearMercedDeath Valley200794.70119.74200895.84118.48200997.68121.32201095.77119.13201193.16115.26201293.20116.19201399.27118.81201497.26119.16201593.80113.29201699.88118.74201798.87119.65201897.58120.55201994.81116.55202096.03118.19202199.10118.612.StartRon your computer and enter these two data sets as vectors. (Remember, a “vector” is just a listof numbers or words). To create a vector inR, use the “c( )” commandasshown below. We’ll save thevector tothe name “Merced”.(Type the following command into the Console window and press enter)Note: Merced<-c(94.70, 95.84, [...], 99.10)1.[…]means manually typing all numbers in the table.
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