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Unformatted text preview: Name: Section: STA 200 Lab 1 1. Go to the web page This is the web page for the US Census Bureau. Using this web page: a) What is the estimated 2009 population of Kentucky? b) What percent of Kentucky’s population lives below the poverty line according to a 2008 measurement? How does it compare to the national percent? 2. University Health Services at UK is interested in the level of alcohol abuse among all students at UK. Since there are so many students at UK, the management decided to question 150 students they found eating lunch at the Student Center of a Friday. These students were asked to complete a questionnaire. One question is “Have you ever driven home drunk?” a) What is the population? b) What is the sample? c) Does this sample do a good job represent the entire population? Explain. Name: Section: 3. The website of Major League Baseball (MLB) provides detailed information on players for each of the teams in the league. Open the website and click on “Sortable Team Stats” on the left. Examine the data presented there. This data set consists of teams in the MLB. a) In addition to the team’s name, list 7 other variables included in this data set. b) List at least two variables that are numeric in this data set. 4. Explain the differences between an observational study and an experiment? Please show me that you have shut down your computer. ...
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