BUSA 320 Week 3 Class Participation Activity
Activity 3.1 Measures of Central Tendency
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Determine the arithmetic mean of a variable from raw data
Determine the median of a variable from raw data
Explain what it means for a statistic
BUSA 320 Week 1 Class Participation Activity
Activity 1.1 Introduction to the Practice of Statistics
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Define statistics and statistical thinking
Explain the process of statistics
Distinguish between qualitative and quantitative v
BUSA 320 Week 2 Class Participation Activity
Activity 2.1 Organizing Qualitative Data
Objectives:
1. Organize qualitative data in tables
2. Construct bar graphs
3. Construct pie charts
1. The following data represent the color of M&Ms in a bag of plain M&
BUSA 320 Week 3 Class Participation Activity
Activity 3.2 Measures of Dispersion
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Determine the range of a variable from raw data
Determine the standard deviation of a variable from raw data
Determine the variance of a variable from
BUSA 320 Week 1 Class Participation Activity
Activity 1.5 Bias in Sampling
Objectives:
1. Explain the sources of bias in sampling
1. To investigate students opinions on a proposed tuition increase, a reporter from the
school newspaper polled her roommates
BUSA 320 Week 2 Class Participation Activity
Activity 2.3 Graphical Misrepresentations of Data
Objectives:
1. Describe what can make a graph misleading or deceptive.
For each of the graphs below, identify what is misleading or incorrect.
Explain what the
BUSA 320 Week 2 Class Participation Activity
Activity 2.2 Organizing Quantitative Data in Excel
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Organize quantitative data in tables
Construct histograms
Stem-and-leaf plots
Identify the shape of a distribution
Time-series graph
BUSA 320 Week 3 Class Participation Activity
Activity 3.4 Measures of Position
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Determine and interpret z-scores
Interpret percentiles
Determine and interpret quartiles
Determine and interpret the interquartile range
Check a set
BUSA 320 Week 1 Class Participation Activity
Activity 1.4 Other Effective Types of Sampling
Objectives:
1. Obtain a stratified sample
2. Obtain a systematic sample
3. Obtain a cluster sample
1. Identify the type of sampling used.
a. A study was conducted
BUSA 320 Week 1 Class Participation Activity
Activity 1.2 Observational Studies, Experiments, and Simple Random
Sampling
Objectives:
1. Distinguish between an observational study and an experiment
2. Explain the various types of observational studies
Dete