SOCY-2061, Fall 2016
Ian Manson
Exercise #1
To earn full credit, submit your finished work before 12:40pm on 8/8/16. Show work where appropriate.
1. Distinguish between description and inference as two purposes for using statistical methods.
Illustrate th
SOCY-2061, Fall 2016
Ian Manson
Exercise #6
To earn full credit, submit your finished work before 12:40pm on 10/27/2016. Show your work.
1. The Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) is standardized to have a population mean =500 and
a population standard deviati
SOCY-2061, Fall 2016
Ian Manson
Exercise #4
To earn full credit, submit your finished work before 12:40pm on 10/6/16. Show your work.
1. A criminologist developed a test to measure recidivism (i.e., a person falling back into criminal
behavior), in which
Patrick Farchione
SOCY 2061
Homework 3
Chapter 5
1) A) Z = 8 3.01/ 2.65
Z= 1.88
B) Z = 5 3.01 / 2.65
Z= 0.75 or 0.2734
0.2734 + 0.50 = 0.7734
0.7734 x N
0.7734 x 1013 = 783.45 watch less than 5 hrs of TV a day (0.7734 is proportion)
C) Y = Y + Z(Sy)
Y = 3
Introduction to Social Statistics SOCY 2061
Exam 2
University of Colorado Boulder Monday, June 11, 2007
Name _ This exam is worth 10% of your course grade. The exam consists of 64 questions. Each correct response is worth 1 point, except for the
SOCY-2061, Fall 2016
Ian Manson
Exercise #3
To earn full credit, submit your finished work before 12:40pm on 9/22/2016. Show your work! (hint: I
strongly urge you to use Excel!)
1.
The following frequency distribution shows hours studied during a particul
Study Topics and Practice Questions for Exam #1
SOCY2061: Social Statistics
Fall 2016
The following questions cover the same basic material covered in your exercise assignments, but are
intended to give you additional practice. Make sure you use all your
SOCY-2061, Fall 2016
Exercise #5
1. Use the information about educational attainment in the table below to answer the following questions.
Lower Class
Working Class
Middle Class
Upper Class
Mean Std. Dev
11.36
2.96
12.73
2.79
14.40
3.04
15.49
2.95
N
121
6
SOCY-2061, Fall 2016
Ian Manson
Exercise #2
To earn full credit submit your work before 12:40pm on 9/15/16. Show all work where appropriate.
1. Using data from the 2008 Monitoring The Future survey (MTF), the following table shows the
frequency distributi
Thursday, September 3rd, 2015
In class exercise
1. Below is a tabulation of the frequency of the variable "attend2", which indicates how many religious services the respondent attends. Please answer each of the questions below the table:
attend2 (how
ofte
In class exercise
Thursday, August 27th
Names of group members:
Patrick Farchione, Reed McMickens
Research question:
Does social class have an impact on whether a couple will get married?
Target population:
Middle Age People in US
Dependent variable:
marr
Patrick Farchione
SOCY 2061
Homework 2
Chapter 3
1) A. No mode
B. 144
C. Mode and Median tell us that people have a wide range of feelings about life.
D. It would not be an accurate representation of the dad because peoples answers
are all over the place.
Patrick Farchione
SOCY 2061
Homework 1
2) A. Gender and Education Level
On average Men have a higher education level than women do.
I believe there is a correlation between being a male and higher levels of education
because of the gender wage gap.
B. Rac
Patrick Farchione
11/2/15
SOCY 2061
Homework 5
8) We can reject the null hypothesis that men spend more time on the Internet than
women.
9) A) It would be a one tailed test, since the claim is that one group of people, male
voters, is less than another gr
D ay 8: Var iance and standar d deviation
F r om D ay 7: I QR and Box Plot
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Standar d D eviation Choosing a measur e of
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v ar iation
T he differ ence between the R ange and I QR
These values fall toget
Day 10: Working with ZScores
Why are Z-scores useful? What questions can we Working through examples
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answer using Z-scores?
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Why are Z-scores useful?
Review: What is a Z-score? Review: If a Z-score is 1.45, t
Day 9: Sampling and the Normal Distribution
Properties of the Normal Distribution Shapes of Normal Distributions Standard (Z) Scores The Standard Normal Distribution
Chapter 6 1
Normal Distributions
Normal Distribution A bell-shaped and symmetrical theo