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1. Researchers are concerned that the weight of the average American school child is increasing, implying, among other things, that children’s clothing should be manufactured and marketed in larger sizes. If X is the weight of school children sampled in a nationwide study, then X is an example of a) a categorical random variable. b) a discrete random variable. c) a continuous random variable. d) a parameter. ANSWER: c TYPE: MC DIFFICULTY: Moderate KEYWORDS: continuous random variable, types of data 2. The classification of student class designation (freshman, sophomore, junior, senior) is an
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Unformatted text preview: example of a) a categorical random variable. b) a discrete random variable. c) a continuous random variable. d) a parameter. ANSWER: a TYPE: MC DIFFICULTY: Easy KEYWORDS: categorical random variable, types of data 3. The classification of student major (accounting, economics, management, marketing, other) is an example of a) a categorical random variable. b) a discrete random variable. c) a continuous random variable. d) a parameter. ANSWER: a TYPE: MC DIFFICULTY: Easy KEYWORDS: categorical random variable, types of data...
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• Spring '11
• mmm
• Probability distribution, Probability theory, Discrete probability distribution, Continuous probability distribution, random variable.

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