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Sehrish Qureshi 999121276 Assignment #5 A. Dependent and Independent Variables (6 Marks): In each of the following lists of related variables, note which is the independent variable and which is the dependent variable (2 marks each): 1. Temperature: Dependent Time: Independent 2. Fertilizer production per year: Independent Nitrogen content in Lake Ontario: Dependent 3. Final mark in EESA01: Dependent # of hours spent studying: Independent B. Providing Summary Statistics of Large Datasets (17 marks): Download the MEF temp data-longer.xls file from Blackboard. This file contains DAILY average temperature data from January 1, 1961 through December 31, 2005 (16,439 lines of data). Using this dataset, answer the following questions: 1. What is the mean daily temperature for the entire dataset? What is the range in average daily temperatures for the entire dataset? (3 marks) Mean of daily temperature: 3.42307131 Range:  68.4 2. Calculate the mean daily temperature in degrees Kelvin for every year in the dataset (each of the 45 years). What is the range in this data? (2 marks)
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This note was uploaded on 02/29/2012 for the course ENVIRONMEN eesa01 taught by Professor Mitchel during the Fall '11 term at University of Toronto- Toronto.

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