Make inferences about a population of interest given

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make inferences about a population of interest given observations taken on a smaller sample. summarize numerical observations for a sample. Question 17 5 out of 5 points A community researcher wanted to explore the connection between the number of bathrooms in a house and the sale price of the house. She studied 1750 home sales
in an economically diverse, medium-sized city and found that the average sale price went up by $63,000 for each full bath. What is a logical population to which the researcher would want to extend this finding? Selected Answer: all home sales in diverse, medium-sized cities Answers: the 1750 homes involved in the research home sales across the country in which the research was conducted all home sales in diverse, medium-sized cities home sales throughout the last decade Question 18 0 out of 5 points When you read your college textbooks, you may sometimes find errors in them. If you track the number of errors based on the edition of the textbook, you might find that first editions have more errors than third, fifth, and tenth editions. What type of variable is the number of errors found? Selected Answer: nominal Answers: nominal ordinal interval ratio Question 19 0 out of 5 points A researcher wants to assess well-being among dog and cat owners. She administers a well-being assessment to 125 dog owners and 163 cat owners. What type of research design is being used? Selected Answer: experimental research Answers: experimental research random assignment design between-groups within-groups Question 20 5 out of 5 points Clayton has a history of depression. As part of his self-care, he takes a depression assessment every six months. His results tend to be very consistent, except when he is in a serious depression when his results show elevated levels of depression. The fact that Clayton's results vary with his changes in mood, mirroring his depression levels, supports the _____ of the assessment. Selected Answer: validity Answers: validity
reliability continuous nature confounding nature Question 1 5 out of 5 points In a student election, five people run for student body president. The votes are tallied to create a list of candidates from most to least popular. The number of votes is then removed so that the candidates are only presented from most to least popular. Popularity is a(n) _____ variable. Selected Answer: ordinal Answers: nominal ordinal interval ratio Question 2 5 out of 5 points A person's grade point average on a scale from 0 to 4.0 is a(n) _____ variable. Selected Answer: ratio Answers: nominal ordinal interval ratio Question 3 5 out of 5 points A population is generally defined as: Selected Answer: the entire group of interest about which we want to make conclusions. Answers: the entire group of interest about which we want to make conclusions.

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