Week 1 Online Discussion Assin Wksht

# Week 1 Online Discussion Assin Wksht - APPLIED MANAGERIAL...

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APPLIED MANAGERIAL STATISTICS Week 1 Online Discussion Assignment—Answer Dr. Eduardo Jesús Arismendi-Pardi Student’s Name: Gena R. Beamon Given Table 1 below calculate the indicated descriptive statistics. Table 1. Sample birth weights (grams) of live-born infants born at a private hospital in San Diego, California, during a 1 week period. 1. Mean, median, mode, standard deviation, and variance. 2. Describe the distribution for the data using the Empirical Rule. 3. Assume the data is not normal and determine the interval of birth weights that contains at least 80% of the birth weights for the 1 week period. Gena's Question: I am not sure how to arrive at this answer. I referred to pages 100 - 105, on sample mean "x" and the point estimate of the population mean "µ" 113 - 114 regarding the "Empirical Rule for a Normally Distributed Population" and also the Minitab User Guide and chapters 1 - 2. Based on the graphs I created called, "

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## This note was uploaded on 07/13/2011 for the course GM 533 taught by Professor Rathinbasu during the Summer '10 term at Keller Graduate School of Management.

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