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STAT 193Statistics in PracticeAssignment 1Due: midnight Friday 15 January 2021——————————————————————————————————————–This assignment is worth 12% of your final grade.Attempt all questions, there are 100 marks in total.Where you are asked to construct a graph, you must include it in youranswer script (if you’re unsure how to copy a graph from Excel, see Helpwith Excel document #4 on Blackboard.)Label your graph appropri-ately.When you submit your assignment it must be just one PDF document.Submit your assignment online via the link ‘Assignment 1 Submission’under the Assignments tab of Blackboard (all instructions under Assign-ments tab). The link will take you to the ECS system, log in using yourBlackboard username and password, but make sure you select ‘Student’realm.Please ensure your assignment is reasonably well spaced so that it iseasier to mark.Late assignments will have 5% of your total mark deducted if receivedafter the due date but before midnight Monday 18 January. Assignmentscan not be graded if received after 18 January.In case of illness, bereavement or significant technical problems, lateassignments may be accepted without incurring a penalty, but you mustemail us on[email protected]to arrange this.You may work together on assignments, but you must write alone.Plagiarism is not acceptable.——————————————————————————————————————–STAT 19312020T3 Assignment 1
1.[53 marks]A study was conducted on the factors affecting the levels of mercuryin hair of fishermen in Kuwait and was reported in an article in theEnvironmentalPollutionjournal (Al-Majed and Preston, 2000, pages 239-250). Total and methylmercury (MeHg) levels were measured from hair samples of 100 randomly selectedfishermen and an additional 35 randomly selected workers in a local constructioncompany. All 135 individuals lived in Doha fishing village at the time of the study.The main aim of the study was to determine whether mercury levels were associatedwith one or more of a number of other variables.The following information wascollected from each individual in the sample, some of the numbers were rounded:Variable nameDescription

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