HW1S11[1] - AEM 2100 Spring 2011 Homework 1 Name: _...

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AEM 2100 Name: _________________ Spring 2011 Section: Homework 1 This assignment is due next week in your section. Please put your answers on a separate piece of paper with your name and section listed on the top. Required Problems: 1.) Which level of measurement (nominal, ordinal, interval, ratio) is each of the following variables? Explain your answer. a.) Number of employees in the Wegmans store in Ithaca, NY. b.) Number of merchandise returns on a randomly chosen Monday at a Wegmans store. c.) Temperature (in Fahrenheit) in the ice-cream freezer at a Wegmans store. d.) Name of the cashier at register 2 in a Wegmans store. e.) Manager’s rating of the cashier at register 2 in a Wegmans store. f.) Social security number of the cashier at register 2 in a Wegmans store. 2.) From your textbook, page 38, #2.4. 3.) The plot below shows the holdings, in billions of dollars, of U.S. Treasury bonds in five Asian countries. Is this a bar chart like the examples from class, or a chart of a table of five numbers that uses bars? Justify your answer.
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4.) The table below summarizes results of a survey of the purchasing habits of 1,800 13 to 25 year olds in the United States in 2006, a much sought after group of consumers (“Up Front: The Big Picture,” Business Week , November 6, 2006.) Each row of the table indicates the percentage of participants in the survey who
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2011 for the course AEM 2100 taught by Professor Vanes,c. during the Spring '08 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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HW1S11[1] - AEM 2100 Spring 2011 Homework 1 Name: _...

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