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Survey Project - Part 1 1. Take an informal survey of two groups of people. The question you ask them must be for a quantitative variable - the answers to your question must be numbers. (One way that you can get numbers as answers to a question by asking people to rate their response on a scale of, say, 1 to 5.) The idea of this project is to compare the answers given by the two groups, using the methods of chapter 1. For best results, each group should have between 10 and 15 people. If there are too few, it is hard to see what is going on. If there are too many, it is hard to crunch the numbers. 2. To compare the groups: make comparative histograms or stemplots make comparative box plots find the means and standard deviations of the groups. 3. Write a report. Your report should contain: the question your asked and who your groups were the data your graphs and numbers from #2 a paragraph or two comparing the groups, using the results of #2. a paragraph about the validity of your survey : whether your data would hold for more general populations,
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Unformatted text preview: whether you think your respondents’ answers were accurate, whether you might have framed your questions better, etc. a statement of whether or not I have your permission to post your work on the class iLearn site, and whether or not I have your permission to publish it as an example of student work (without your name). This project is due February 10th. It counts as 5% of your course grade. I will post some of the reports on the class iLearn site. I will be happy to help you with any difficulties, to help you frame your questions, or to look over your draft. Keep your paper as part of a later project. Grading considerations: meeting the requirements: 60% appropriate and sensible conclusions: 30% clarity and organization: 10% interest of your topic: 10% Late papers will lose 1 point per class meeting. Papers that do not meet the requirements can be re-done, but they will be counted as late papers....
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