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STA 200 Quiz 1 Solutions
1) Which of the following is the study of how to collect, organize, analyze, and interpret
information? Solution: Statistics
2) Statistics is used in which of the following fields? Solution: All other choices are
correct (Politics, Medicine, Sports)
3) A politician’s campaign randomly chooses 500 Lexington residents to estimate the
proportion of Kentucky residents that will support him in the upcoming election.
What is the population? Solution: All Kentucky residents
4) Suppose you are interested in estimating the percentage of BCTC students who
complete an associate degree. You collect data from 300 students to estimate this
percentage. This is an example of what branch of statistics? Solution: Inferential
5) Suppose that you are interested in the average number of hours a group of 100 BCTC
students work. You are going to collect and summarize the data for the 100 students.
This is an example of what branch of statistics? Solution: Descriptive
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This note was uploaded on 07/12/2011 for the course STATS 200 taught by Professor Bradley,w during the Fall '10 term at KCTCS.
 Fall '10
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 Statistics

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