# HW 1 - STATISTICS Homework Assignment#1 1 2 One important...

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STATISTICS Homework Assignment #1 1. One important requirement of any descriptive statistic is that it must be representable 2. When a behavioral scientist draws a conclusion about a large group of subjects, the scientist is using . .. a. inferential statistics a. inferential statistics c. population b. descriptive statistics d. samples 3. Any event, characteristic, or phenomenon which can take on different values is called a variable . 4. A(n) b. discrete variable can take on only a certain finite number of values. a. continuous c. independent b. discrete variable d. dependent variable 5. The variable that is measured by the behavioral scientist is called a(n) d. dependent . a. continuous c. independent b. discrete d. dependent 6. A sample is a subset of a population. 7. A statistic is a numerical measure that describes a sample. 8. The process of assigning a number to an event or object in order to quantify that event or object is the process called measurement 9. Classifying people in terms of blue collar workers, white collar workers, executives, etc., results in a(n)

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