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Unformatted text preview: STT200/DIKONG/L1/L6/SP08 HOMEWORK #1 SECTION_________ NAMES____________________ DUE ON Wednesday, January 30, 2008 Show your work explicitly! No credit will be given for merely stating an answer. The number of points for each problem is allocated in brackets. Make sure your work is stapled before you submit it. Unstapled work will not be collected. Do not use paper clippers to hold your work together. 1. [10 points] For each description of data, identify the W’s, name the variables, specify for each variable whether its use indicates it should be treated as categorical or quantitative, and, for any quantitative variable, identify the units in which it was measured (or note that they were not provided) (a) A survey of autos parked in student and staff lots at a large university recorded the make, country of origin, type of vehicle (car, van, SUV, etc.), and age. (b) The Gallup Poll conducted a representative telephone survey of 1180 American voters during the first quarter of 1999. Among the reported results were the voter’s region (Northeast, South, etc.), age, party affiliation, and whether or not the person had voted in the 1998 midterm Congressional election. 2.2....
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2008 for the course STT 200 taught by Professor Dikong during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.
- Spring '08