Winter 2011 FORM K
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Chapters 1,2,3
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1.
At UC Berkeley, a researcher compiled data on how long it takes to complete a Ph.D.
degree after enrolling in a graduate program for several majors. Three people completed a
Ph.D. Using the data in the table below, which one finished soonest relative to their
major?
Major
Time (years)
taken to
complete PhD
Average time (years)
to complete Ph.D in
Major
Std. Deviation (years) to
complete Ph.D in
Major
Annabeth
Astronomy
7.2
6.1
2.3
Bao
Biology
6.9
5.7
2
Cesar
Chemistry
6.7
5.8
1.8
Who finished the soonest relative to their program?
A. Annabeth
B. Bao
C. Cesar
D. Unable to determine
2. For the following data, which of the following is the LEAST useful measure of central
tendency? 30, 30, 30, 40, 41, 42, 43, 45, 46, 47.
A. Mean
B. Median
C. Mode
D. They are all equally useful
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, use the following:
Twentyfive De Anza College math instructors were asked how many times per week they go to
the grocery store. The partial results are given in the table below:
Number of times per week
gone to the grocery store
Frequency
Relative Frequency
Cumulative Relative
Frequency
0
1
1
5
2
3
3
6
2
TOTAL
25
3. How many of the math instructors go to the grocery store exactly 2 times per week?
A. 8
B. 12
C. 13
D. 14
4. Which of the following values are potential outliers, based strictly upon the mathematical
formula?
A. 0
B. 3 and 6
C. 0, 3 and 6
D. There are no potential outliers
5. What percent of these math instructors go to the grocery store at most 2 times per week?
A. 92%
B. 12%
C. 56%
D. 80%
6. Consider the following box plot:
1
2
3
4
7
Which of the following is the best interpretation of the data?
A. There are no data values of 6.
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