This preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.
This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.View Full Document
Unformatted text preview: Chapter 2 Descriptive Statistics: Summarizing Qualitative Data and Summarizing Quantitative Data A: Summarizing Qualitative data: By frequency distribution, relative frequency distribution. Table 2.1: Data from a sample of 50 soft drink purchases (page 28) . This data is in your disk. So you can download this data from your CD disk (softDrink is the name of the data). Brand of drinks Coke Classic Sprite Pepsi-Cola Diet Coke Coke Classic Coke Classic Pepsi-Cola Diet Coke Coke Classic Diet Coke Coke Classic Coke Classic Coke Classic Diet Coke Pepsi-Cola Coke Classic Coke Classic Dr. Pepper Dr. Pepper Sprite Coke Classic Diet Coke Pepsi-Cola Diet Coke Pepsi-Cola Coke Classic Pepsi-Cola Pepsi-Cola Coke Classic Pepsi-Cola Coke Classic Coke Classic Pepsi-Cola Dr. Pepper Pepsi-Cola Pepsi-Cola Sprite Coke Classic Coke Classic Coke Classic Sprite Dr. Pepper Diet Coke Dr. Pepper Pepsi-Cola Coke Classic Pepsi-Cola Sprite Coke Classic Diet Coke Create (i) a frequency Distribution for this Qualitative data (ii) Relative Frequency Distribution (iii) Percent Frequency Distribution (iv) Bar Graph (v) Pie Chart Frequency distribution of Brand purchased: A frequency distribution is a tabular summary of data showing the frequency (or number) of items in each of several non-overlapping classes. The objective is to provide insights about the data that cannot be quickly obtained by looking only at the original data. Page 1 of 7 Brand Purchased Frequency Coke classic 19 Diet Coke 8 Dr. Pepper 5 Pepsi Cola 13 Sprite 5 Total 50 You can create this frequency distribution by hand and also by MINITAB. You can create this frequency distribution by hand and also by MINITAB....
View Full Document
This note was uploaded on 02/10/2012 for the course MGT 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '10 term at Texas State.
- Fall '10