S26 - 1. Mediterranean fruit flies were discovered in...

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Unformatted text preview: 1. Mediterranean fruit flies were discovered in California a few years ago and badly damaged the oranges grown in that state. Suppose the manager of a large farm wanted to study the impact of the fruit flies on the orange crops on a daily basis over a 6-week period. On each day, a random sample of orange trees were selected from within a random sample of acres. The daily average number of damaged oranges per tree and the proportion of trees having damaged oranges were calculated. In this study, drawing conclusions on any one day about the true population characteristics, based on information obtained from the sample, is called _______. ANSWER: inferential statistics/methods TYPE: FI DIFFICULTY: Moderate KEYWORDS: inferential statistics 2. Mediterranean fruit flies were discovered in California a few years ago and badly damaged the oranges grown in that state. Suppose the manager of a large farm wanted to study the impact of the fruit flies on the orange crops on a daily basis over a 6-week period. the fruit flies on the orange crops on a daily basis over a 6-week period....
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