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The following data lists the MLB hitting leaders for the 2009 regular season.
1. Calculate the mean and median for hits?
2. If Jeter's hits were typed in as 284 by mistake, how much do you expect the mistaken mean hits wou
3. Calculate the mistaken mean and median. Does the typo matter to the same extent? What does it su
4. Calculate appropriate measure of center for position.
5. To answer the question, "Are the 50 leading hitters equally good?", which kind of measure is relevan
6. If we want to compare the variability of the 50 players hitting skill with the variability of their salaries,
7. Do we have to calculate the measure of skewness to tell the direction of skewness? Support your an
8. Suppose we are interested in hits for all MLB players and using the 50 leading hitters as a sample, d
9. Suppose we are interested in hits for all MLB players and using the 50 leading hitters as a sample, d
10. If we assume the data set is a sample, apply Descriptive Statistics in Data Analysis and point out th
Player
POSITION
HITS
POSITION
DUMMY
4
225
First base
1
5
212
Second base
2
2
204
Third base
3
4
203
Outfielder
4
5
199
Short stop
5
1
198
Catcher
6
5
197
Designated hitter
7
2
195
6
191
3
189
4
188
4
188
2
187
5
186
1
186
4
185
2
185
1
183
3
183
4
183
4
181
4
180
4
180
7
179
2
179
6
178
1
178
3
178
1
177
1
177
2
176
I Suzuki*
D Jeter*
R Cano*
R Braun*
M Tejada*
M Cabrera*
H Ramirez*
A Hill*
J Mauer*
P Sandoval*
J Ellsbury*
N Markakis*
F Lopez*
O Cabrera*
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This note was uploaded on 07/01/2011 for the course ECO 370 taught by Professor Camp during the Spring '11 term at Indiana State University .
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