Workshop 1 Individual Review Questions
1.1
What is the difference between a sample and a population?
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1.2
What is the difference between a statistic and a parameter?
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1.3
What is the difference between descriptive statitics and inferential statistics?
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1.4
What is an operatons definition and why are operational definitions so important?
An operational definition defines something.
It is a corresponding variable and help with analysis.
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1.5
Excel would be useful in statestics because it can help show and quantify statistics in a readable manner
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1.6
a.
Describe the population of interest
Population= students at the midwestern university
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b. Describe the sample that was collected
Sample= full time first year students
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c.
Describe a paramter of interest.
Parameter of Interest= student study habits
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d. Describe the statistic used to estimate the parameter.
Statistic= percentages calculated as a result of the survey
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1.7
a.
Describe the population of interest
Adults in USA
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b. Describe the sample that was collected
1000 adults were polled all 18 and over living within the USA
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1.8
a.
Describe the population of interest
Population of interest= Adults who reside in America
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b. Describe the sample that was collected
Sample= Adults whom have children 18 years or older living in the same household
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c.
Is 80% a parameter or a statistic. Explain.
Parameter, because it is a metric
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1.9
a.
Describe the population of interest
Population of interest= Business Students
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b. Describe the sample that was collected
Sample= 96 students selected based on their demographic information
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Entrée
Number Served
Percentage
Beef
187
30%
Chicken
103
16%
Mixed
30
5%
Duck
25
4%
Fish
122
19%
Pasta
63
10%
Shellfish
74
12%
Veal
26
4%
Totals
630
100%
b.Construct a bar chart, a pie chart, and a Pareto chart fort the type of entrees ordered.
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0.75
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c. Do you prefer using a Pareto chart or a pie chart for these data?
Why?
A pie chart it is easier to read
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Beef, Chicken, and Fish are the three most common types of entrees
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2.97
a.Construct a pie chart and a Pareto chart for the percentage of counties using the various methods.
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1.5
Voting has predominatly moved towards electronic
c. What differences are there between the methods used in 2000 and 2006?
Electronic and Optically Scanned paper ballots are drastically increased
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Score Bands
Frequency
PercentageCummulative Percentage
0 but less than 10
7
14%
14%
10 but less than 20
7
14%
28%
20 but less than 30
14
28%
56%
30 but less than 40
8
16%
72%
40 but less than 50
0
0%
72%
50 but less than 60
2
4%
76%
60 but less than 70
2
4%
80%
70 but less than 80
1
2%
82%
80 but less than 90
1
2%
84%
90 but less than 100
1
2%
86%
100 but less than 110
0
0%
86%
110 but less than 120
2
4%
90%
120 but less than 130
2
4%
94%
130 but less than 140
1
2%
96%
140 but less than 150
0
0%
96%
150 but less than 160
1
2%
98%
160 but less than 170
1
2%
100%
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b. Construct a histogram and a percentage polygon.
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