chap01_assign_solution

chap01_assign_solution - CHAPTER 1 ASSIGNMENT WHAT IS...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
CHAPTER 1 ASSIGNMENT WHAT IS STATISTICS? Part I Classify the following sets of data as qualitative or quantitative. __ Qualitative ___ 1 . The religious affiliations of college students __ quantitative _ 2 . The height of each member of a basketball team _ quantitative _ 3 . Students’ scores on the first statistics exam _ Qualitative- 4 . The color of new SUV’s on a car lot _ Qualitative- 5 . The Olympic track and field world records, such as the time for the steeplechase. Part II Classify the following sets of data as continuous or discrete. __ discrete __ 6 . The number of students enrolled in an accounting class __ discrete __ 7 . The number of Whirlpool refrigerators sold by Appliance Center last month _ continuous _ 8 . The acceleration time of an automobile _ continuous _ 9 . The temperature of a refrigerator __ discrete __ 10 . The number of people aboard a submarine Part III Identify the measurement scale as nominal, ordinal, interval, or ratio for each of the following. Interval __ 11 . the temperature readings in Washington, D.C. nominal ___ 12 . classification of computer makes nominal ___ 13 . college major ordinal ____ 14 . military rank Ratio__ 15 . number of vehicles produced Ratio__ 16 . time required to complete a crossword puzzle ordinal ____ 17 . order of finish in the 2003 Indianapolis 500 auto race nominal ___ 18 . the color of the students’ hair in your statistics class Interval __ 19 . years in which Microsoft stock split Ratio__ 20 . number of people at a board of directors meeting
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Part IV Select the correct answer and write the appropriate letter in the space provided . 21 . The collection of all possible individuals, objects, or measurements is called a . a sample. b . a ratio measurement. c . an inference. d. a population 22 .Techniques used to organize, summarize, and present the data that have been collected are called a . populations. b
Background image of page 2
Image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 4

chap01_assign_solution - CHAPTER 1 ASSIGNMENT WHAT IS...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 3. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online