1. Report the sample you selected and the question that was explored in the study.
2. Report the r2 linear correlation coefficient and the linear regression equation produced in
the Excel spreadsheet.
3. What would be the value of Pearsons r (simply the s
1. Report the sample you selected and the question that was explored in the study.
2. Report the r2 linear correlation coefficient and the linear regression equation produced in
the Excel spreadsheet.
3. What would be the value of Pearsons r (simply the s
In the near future, Congress and the states will abolish the process of voting at the polls
in the United States. Instead, all citizens will cast their votes via an approved and secure
smartphone app.
Describe what changes you anticipate this would make t
1. Calculated future population for 50 individuals at rates of 1,3,and 5 percents. Over 10, 20, and
30 years. Gives us
Time (years)
10
20
30
Future Population for Rate 1
55
61
67
Future Population for Rate 2
67
91
122
Future Population for Rate 3
82
135
2
The specific initial population I chose was 100 plants. The rate of growth for these
plants was 0.01, 0.03, and 0.05 percent. The time interval I chose was 10, 20, and 30 years.
I used the exponential equation FV=PV(1+r)n
100(1+0.01)10
100(1.01)10
100(1.1
1. Use of percentages as a fraction.
Americans over 50 are still somewhat less likely to consume news digitally as those
under 50: about 43% of those aged 50 to 64 get some form of digital news yesterday compared
with 60% of the younger age groups. What s
Notes for quantitative literacy
Polyas First Principle: Understand the Problem
To solve a problem, you have to understand the problem
Polyas Second Principle: Devise a Plan
There are many different ways to solve a problem. The way you choose is based upon
My first ad is appeal to emotion. The ad is using a baby to get automobile owners to buy
a special brand of tire because they know that we want our most precious cargo to be safe.
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) Take the two short sides of the given triangle and use them to calculate the
hypotenuse of a right triangle.
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2) Compare the hypotenuse to the longest side given in the problem. If the longest given
side is shorter than the hypotenuse, the given triang
1. The Pythagorean Theorem is used any time we have a right triangle, we know the
length of two sides, and we want to find the third side. For example:
I was in the furniture store the other day and saw a nice entertainment center on sale at a
good price.
The statistical study I chose was A.D.H.D. Seen in 11% of U.S Children as Diagnoses
Rise. Nearly one in five high school age boys in the United States and 11 percent of school-age
children over all have received a medical diagnosis of attention deficit hy