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MATH 1342 CHAPTER 1 HANDOUT

# MATH 1342 CHAPTER 1 HANDOUT - Does the data consist of...

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TYPES OF DATA DATA CONSISTS OF LABELS: Colors, Judgments, Grades (as is A, B, C, F), Names. OR DATA CONSISTS OF NUMBERS FROM MEASUREMENTS OR COUNTS : Weights, Polls, Surveys, Temperatures, Lengths. 1. Is the characteristic from the data a Parameter or a Statistics or Neither (N/A)? Does the data consist of labels or numbers? Labels Numbers NEITHER Are the numbers from an entire group or just some of the group (sample)? Entire Group (Population) Some of the Group (Sample) PARAMETER STATISTIC 2. Is the data Quantitative or Qualitative?
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Unformatted text preview: Does the data consist of labels or numbers? Labels Numbers QUALITATIVE QUANTITATIVE 3. Is the data Discrete or Continuous or Neither (N/A)? Does the data consist of labels or numbers? Labels Numbers NEITHER Are the numbers from counts or measurements? Counts Measurements Discrete Continuous 4. HOW DO WE GET THE DATA? Two Methods – Observation or Experiment To get the data did someone interfere in the process? NO YES Observation Experiment...
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