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MGSC 291
Topic List for Exam One
Chapter One
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You should be able to determine whether a variable is qualitative or quantitative.
If it is
quantitative, is it discrete or continuous?
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You should be able to identify the appropriate measurement scale for a given variable (i.e.,
nominal, ordinal, interval or ratio).
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Know the following definitions:
population, sample, descriptive statistics, inferential statistics
Chapter Two
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Be able to construct and interpret the following tables and graphs for qualitative data:
frequency distribution and its bar chart; relative frequency distribution and its bar chart;
pie chart.
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Be able to construct and interpret the following tables and graphs for quantitative data:
frequency, relative frequency, cumulative frequency, and cumulative percent frequency
tables;
frequeny, relative frequency, cumulative frequency histograms and ogives; stem
andleaf displays, stretched stemandleaf displays.
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Be able to recognize whether a data
set is symmetric, skewed left, or skewed right based on the frequency or relative
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This note was uploaded on 06/06/2011 for the course MGSC 291 taught by Professor Rollins during the Fall '09 term at South Carolina.
 Fall '09
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