MATH221_W2_Lab John Cofrancesco

# MATH221_W2_Lab John Cofrancesco - Statistics Lab Week 2...

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Name:____John Cofrancesco ___________________ Math221 Statistical Concepts: Using MINITAB Graphics Shapes of Distributions Descriptive Statistics Empirical Rule Data in MINITAB MINITAB is a powerful, yet user-friendly, data analysis software package. You can launch MINITAB by finding the icon and double clicking on it. After a moment you will see two windows, the Session Window in the top half of the screen and the Worksheet or Data Window in the bottom half. Data have already been formatted and entered into a MINITAB worksheet. Go to the eCollege Doc sharing site to download this data file. The names of each variable from the survey are in the first row of the Worksheet. This row has a background color of gray to identify it as the variable names. All other rows of the MINITAB Worksheet represent a certain students’ answers to the survey questions. Therefore, the rows are called observations and the columns are called variables. Included with this lab, you will find a code sheet that identifies the correspondence between the variable names and the survey questions. Complete the answers below and paste the answers from MiniTab below each question. Type your answers to the questions where noted. Therefore, your response to the lab will be this ONE document submitted to the dropbox. Code Sheet Variable Name Question Drive Question 1 – How long does it take you to drive to the school on average (to the nearest minute)? State Question 2 – What state/country were you born? Temp Question 3 – What is the temperature outside right now? Rank Question 4 – Rank all of the courses you are currently taking. The class you look most forward to taking will be ranked one, next two, and so on. What is the rank assigned to this class? Height

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## This note was uploaded on 12/21/2011 for the course ECON 101 taught by Professor Higgins during the Spring '11 term at University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

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MATH221_W2_Lab John Cofrancesco - Statistics Lab Week 2...

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