EXAM ONE
BUS 310
B
Name
Answer Key
A few situations follow that require you to choose an appropriate term for the job. To refresh
your memory some of the charts, tables, and summary measures that you have used include:
A.
P Chart
B. Range and Mean Charts
C.
Frequency Distribution
D. Histogram
E.
Polygon
F. Cumulative Percentage Polygon
G. Bar Chart
H. Pareto Chart
I.
Pie Chart
J. BoxandWhisker Plot
K. Stem and Leaf Display
L. Cross Tabulation Table
M. Normal Probability Plot
N. Summary Table
1. Mean
2.
Median
3. Quartiles
4.
Range
5. Standard Deviation
6.
Skewness
7. Kurtosis
8. Coefficient of Variation
9. Interquartile Range
10. 5 Number Summary
You are employed as an assistant manager Costco and you have the following 7 situations in
which you need use your expertise in statistics. For each of the next 7 questions, choose the
most appropriate table, chart, display, graph, plot, summary measure, or name that best fits the
situation. Choose only one
and write the letter or number directly below the scenario to the left.
1.
You are tracking the dollar amount customers spend on groceries per trip to the supermarket and
you wish to report a measure of variability.
However you are concerned with a large number of outliers
on both the high and low sides.
What measure would you choose?
2.
You have a table listing 15 different customer complaints as well as the frequency of each complaint.
Which graph, chart, or plot would be most useful to the people studying customer complaints?
3.
You wish a table that shows all the checkout clerks and the percentage of customers who
complained as well as the percent of customers who did not complain.
4.
You have data on the total dollar amount each customer spends while shopping at your
supermarket.
You wish to show the shape of the data and to be able to compare that shape to a bell
shaped curve.
5.
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