Ch. 1 – Introduction/Definitions
Name _____________________________
Math 1342 – LAB #1
W
RITE
THE
CORRECT
ANSWER
IN
THE
BLANK
PROVIDED
!!
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1.
Is the following variable qualitative or quantitative?
The
number of unpopped kernels in a bag of microwave popcorn.
a)
Qualitative
b)
Quantitative
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2.
Is the following variable qualitative or quantitative?
Your phone number.
a)
Qualitative
b)
Quantitative
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3.
Is the following variable continuous or discrete?
The daily volume of water lost through a leaky faucet.
a)
Continuous
b)
Discrete
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4.
Is the following variable continuous or discrete?
The number of donors at a blood drive.
a)
Continuous
b)
Discrete
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5.
Is the following an observational study or an experiment?
While shopping, 200 people are asked to perform a taste test in which they drink
from two unmarked cups.
They are then asked which drink they prefer.
a)
Observational Study
b)
Experiment
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6.
Based on a random sample of
1,224 students at a college, it is found that 87% own an
automobile.
Is the above value a statistic or a parameter?
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 Spring '12
 LisaJuliano
 Math, Correct Answer, leaky faucet, unpopped kernels

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