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Unformatted text preview: Practice Problems for Graphs © 2010 Radha Bose FSU Department of Statistics 1 1. Which ONE of the bar charts A, B, C, D displays the same data as the pie chart below? 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 A 1 2 3 4 5 B 1 2 3 4 5 C 1 2 3 4 5 D Practice Problems for Graphs © 2010 Radha Bose FSU Department of Statistics 2 2. Which ONE of the histograms below shows the distribution of salaries of fulltime university professors , given that most professors are Full Professors earning the highest salaries, some are Associate Professors earning in the middle ranges and very few are Assistant Professors, earning the lowest salaries. Hint: first identify the variable that is represented on the horizontal axis. A B C D 3. (Data from the CIA World Factbook https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/theworld factbook/index.html .) This question is based on the pie chart below. Which ONE of the following gives the correct percentages for China, Japan and Germany? (A) China 29%, Japan 12%, Germany 9% (B) China 29%, Japan 9%, Germany 14% (C) China 29%, Japan 14%, Germany 9% (D) China 29%, Japan 20%, Germany 3% Distribution of US imports (2006) 1Canada (29%) , 2China , 3Mexico (19%) 4Japan , 5Germany 1 2 3 4 5 Practice Problems for Graphs © 2010 Radha Bose FSU Department of Statistics 3 4. The bar chart below shows the distribution of weekdays on which accidents happen at the workplace. Based on the bar chart, which ONE of the following statements is false ? (A) Thursday is the "safest" day of the week because it has the least number of accidents. (B) More than 50% of all accidents happen on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays together. (C) More accidents happen on Tuesdays than on Fridays. (D) Most accidents happen on Mondays. 1 2 3 4 5 Day of the Work Week (1Mon, 2Tue, 3Wed, 4Thu, 5Fri) Number of Accidents 5. Use the bar chart below to answer this question. (a) If 108 students were Chemistry majors, what was the total number of students? (b) How many students were Computing majors? Distribution of the six most common majors at a small science college 0% 4% 8% 12% 16% 20% 24% 28% 32% 36% 40% 1 2 3 4 5 6 Majors: 1Mathematics, 2Biology, 3Physics, 4Astronomy, 5Chemistry, 6Computing Percentage of Graduates Practice Problems for Graphs © 2010 Radha Bose FSU Department of Statistics 4 6. (Data from the CIA World Factbook https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/theworld factbook/index.html .) (i) Read the description that follows, then match the religions to the bars of the Pareto chart below. When two or more categories have equal percentages, the categories are arranged in alphabetical order on the chart, left to right. There were more Mormons than Jews, and there were equal numbers of Jews and Muslims. But most Americans are Protestants, with Roman Catholics coming in right after the Protestants. There were equal numbers of persons who followed other religions and who followed no religion, and both of these were higher than the number of Mormons....
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