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MATH 1342 Lab 1 F11

MATH 1342 Lab 1 F11 - Is this Observational or Experimental...

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MATH1342 LAB (PROJECT) 1 NAME: ________________ Collin County College FALL 2011 Instructor: Daryl Rupp DUE DATE 8/25/11 PART I A question I would like investigated: Are male Okapi’s taller when they are born then female Okapi’s? To get this answer I will ask every breeding facility in the US and Europe to measure the height of new born Okapi’s for a year, recording the gender and the height to the top of their heads in centimeters. Is this Discrete or Continuous Data or Neither? _______________ Is this Observational or Experimental Data? ____________ Is this a Sample or a Population? _________________ PART II Another question I would like investigated: What proportion of statistics students at Collin County College Summer 2011 semester are first born children ? To help me answer this question I will ask one student from each class held on Monday and Tuesday night if they were the first born of their siblings, Is this Discrete or Continuous Data or Neither?
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Unformatted text preview: _______________ Is this Observational or Experimental Data? ____________ Is this a Sample or a Population? _________________ PART III The last question I would like investigated: Does using a certain fertilizer help keep weeds out of yards. To find the answer to this, I will fertilize one side of my yard all next year with the fertilizer according to instructions and not use any on the other side of the yard. Every month I will count the weeds I have to pull out on both sides. Is this Discrete or Continuous Data or Neither? _______________ Is this Observational or Experimental Data? ____________ Is this a Sample or a Population? _________________ PART IV On the back of this paper tell me to what question of your own, you would investigated and how you would collect data to determine the answer. What data would you collect and how would you collect it? Also state the types of data as done on the previous three parts....
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