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CHAPTER 3 ASSIGNMENT DESCRIBING DATA: NUMERICAL MEASURES (Please see your instructor for solutions) Name _____________________________________ Section _______________ Score __________ Part I Select the correct answer and write the appropriate letter in the space provided. ______ 1 . The arithmetic mean is computed by a . finding the value that occurs most often. b . finding the middle observation and dividing by 2. c . summing the values and dividing by the number of values. d . electing the value in the middle of the data set. ______ 2 . To compute the arithmetic mean at least the a . nominal level of measurement is required. b . ordinal level of measurement is required. c . interval level of measurement is required. d . ratio level of measurement is required. ______ 3 . The value that occurs most often in a set of data is called the a . mean. b . median. c . geometric mean. d . mode. ______ 4 . What level of measurement is required to determine the mode? a . nominal b . ordinal c . interval d . ratio ______ 5 . For a symmetric distribution a . the mean is larger than the median. b . the mode is the largest value. c . the mean is smaller than the median. d . the mean, median and the mode are equal. ______ 6 . Which of the following is not true about the arithmetic mean. a

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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2011 for the course ECON 103 taught by Professor Ali during the Spring '11 term at Utah.

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