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Unformatted text preview: Name:April Roderick Instructor: Kelly Final Project The Final Project is due no later than the end of Unit 9. These are the Final Project questions: Problem 1) A book inventory record contains the following information: a) Title: More Mysteries b) Author: Roger Mortimer c) Date of publication: 1998 d) List price: $25.00 e) Number in stock: 6 For the information (a) to (e) list the highest level of measurement as ratio, interval, ordinal, or nominal. a. Ordinal b. Nominal c. Interval d. Ratio e. Ordinal Problem 2) What technique for gathering data (sampling, experiment, simulation or census) do you think was used in each of the following studies? a) A computer program was used to model global weather patterns and to produce longrange weather forecasts for a rural agricultural region. b) A random sample of 1,000 residents of a major metropolitan area was surveyed to determine the level of support for a new sports complex among all residents of the area. c) To determine the effect of a new fertilizer on productivity of tomato plants one group of plants is treated with the new fertilizer while a second group is grown without such treatment. The number of ripe tomatoes produced by each group is counted. d) A study was done regarding the number of home runs scored by major league baseball teams playing at altitudes over 5,000 feet. Data for all major league baseball games played at this altitude was used in the study. a. Simulation b. Sample c. Experiment d. Census Problem 3) To determine monthly rental prices of apartment units in San Francisco Bay area, samples were constructed in the following ways. Identify the technique used to produce each sample. (cluster, convenience, random, stratified, systematic): a) Number all the units in the area and use a random number table to select the apartments to include in the sample. b) Classify the apartment units according to the number of bedrooms and then take a random sample from each of the classes. c) Classify the apartments according to zip code and take a random sample from each of the zip code regions. d) Look in the newspaper and choose the first apartments you find that list rents. a. Systematic b. Stratified c. Cluster d. Convenience Problem 4) The golf scores for the 20 members of a country club were as follows: 81, 76, 107, 95, 119, 92, 83, 74, 108, 88 95, 74, 83, 76, 97, 82, 79, 91, 93, 89 Create a relative frequency histogram using tenpoint intervals to show the distribution of the scores. Problem 5) The data below show the average daily high temperature for Chicago, Illinois, for twelve recent spring and summer months. Construct a stemandleaf diagram for the data: 64, 61, 57, 68, 78, 75, 50, 83, 71, 58, 62, 80 5078 6..1248 7..158 8..03 Problem 6) Black Hole Pizza Parlor instructs its cooks to put a &quot;handful&quot; of cheese on each large pizza. A random sample of six such handfuls were weighed. The weights to the nearest ounce were: 3 2 3 4 3 5 a) Find the mode, the median and the mean weight of the handfuls of...
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