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Unformatted text preview: MAT 109 Assignment 1 Chapter 1 “Introduction to Statistics” Instructor: Rob Martin Name:Brineydi Peralta Date Given: 5/11/10 Date Due:5/11/10 Directions: Answer the questions and solve the problems in the spaces provided. Add space, if you need it. Point values are shown in parentheses. [Total Value: 50 points] 1. (5) Section 1-2, #6, page 9. The sample that was provided by Weight Watcher weight loss program is consider a voluntary response sample, because the reader and viewers of the advertisements decide wether they wanted to participate in the study or not. 2. (3) Section 1-2, #14, page 9. Wayne Newton hit the jackpot on a slot machine each time in ten consecutive attempts. (b) Possible but very unlikely 3. (5) Section 1-2, #18, page 10. No we can't conclude that the first type of cigarette is safe because the data provided has no correlation...
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- Spring '10
- Statistics, data set., continuous data set., Brineydi Peralta, voluntary response sample