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MM207 Unit 1 Chapter 1 Project  Total points are 30. Points are included with each problem. Included with each section or problem are reference examples and end of section exercises that  can be used as a guide Section 1.1: Identify the sample and population (References: example 1 page 5, end of section exercises 21 – 28 page 9) Each situation in 1a and 1b will have a sample AND population. 1. a. A group of 50,000 randomly selected adults were survey about whether they drink at  least 6 8-oz glasses of water each day. Only 35% said yes to the question. i. Sample (2.5 points)  The sample consists of the 35% that responded yes to the question. ii. Population (2.5 points)  The population consists of the responses of all 50,000 adults. b. An employee at the local ice cream emporium asks 3 customers if they liked cookie  dough ice cream. i. Sample (2.5 points) The sample consists of the responses from the customers. ii. Population (2.5 points) The population consist of the employee asking the customers. Identify whether the following represent a descriptive study or an inferential study.  (References: example 3 page 7) 2.  a. The table below shows the average income by age group for residents of a small mid- western town in 2001 based on a sample of 200 individuals from each group.   Age Group Average Income 18 – 25  $ 19,256 26 - 40 $ 28,456 41 - 55 $ 35,852 56 - 71 $ 28,986 Over 72 $ 19,258 1
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This note was uploaded on 03/26/2011 for the course MM 207 taught by Professor Hill during the Spring '08 term at Kaplan University.

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