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Mean
Population
Standard
Deviation
Sampling
Distribution
Y =
Sample
Standard
Error
s
Y
n
Shape of Distribution
Any Shape.
When specified as a normal
distribution, Z table can be
used to find out the p
SOC 46B Midterm 1 Study Guide
Sampling and Measurement
1. Types of statistics
a. Descriptive statistics = describe
i. Summarize the information in a collection of data (i.e. mean, median, mode)
b. Inf
lelass Exercise
Sociology 463
Dr. Sim
1. Find measures of variation for the foiluwing distributions:
ii. A sampleoflUi11dividuaI
s rrpoﬁcd the number ofchildt'cn they had as 13
113,110,032 1,:
18 foll
Probabilities
t scores
Only used if sample of a
one sample test is n<30
or two sample test
n(1&2)<20
Once you have the tscore, start with degrees
of freedom (n1), slide to
right to nd where tscore f
[nC lass Exercise
Sociology 46B
Or. Shu
I. The General Social Survey asks, "Do you fa vo r or oppose death penalty for persons
convic ted o f murder?" In l 982, 154 we re in favor and l 65 opposed. l
Sociology 46b Review Sheet, Dr. Shu
One Population Mean / Proportion
Two Population Means / Proportions
Hypotheses
1.Quantitative Variable
2. Any Population Distribution
3. Simple Random Sample
4. Sam
Sociology 46bAssignment 1
What Is the Perceived Seriousness of Crime?
Mark Warr
Criminology: An Interdisciplinary Journal
Vol. 27, No. 4, pp. 795821, Nov. 1989
Introduction
Social judgments concerni
Assignment 5
Sociology 46B
Introduction to Social Research
ANSWER KEY
Name_
(10 Points)
1. The standard deviation of political tolerance (measured on a 10 point scale) in a
sample of 27 adults is 3.6.
Assignment 4
Sociology 46B
Introduction to Social Research
Spring 2015
Due on May 19, 2015
Name_
(10 Points)
1. The 2009 General Social Surveys asked respondents how many male sex partners
they had se

3. You are interested in a used car. Your friend who is very knowledgable about vehicles thinks the
probability distribution of the worth of the car is as follows. Do you think it is a good deal if
Inclassexercise
Sociology46B
Dr.Shu
1. FindtheZscorestoconstructthefollowingconfidenceintervals:
a. 90%
b. 95%
c. 99%
d. 99.9%
2. Researchershypothesizethatinadditiontobenefitingstudentsacademically,s
Inclassexercise
46B
Dr.Shu
1. Findtheprobabilitiesforthesesmallsampletvalues:
a. Morethant=2,withn=20.
b. Lessthant=2,withn=16.
c. Betweent=2andt=2.7,withn=41
d. Lessthant=0,withn=6.
2. Findthetscoref
Sociology 46B D. Felmlee
Fall 2008 _ Nov. 6, 2008
EXAM II
PROCEDURES:
Please put your NAME ON THE BACK OF THE LAST PAGE ONLY.
This is an open note, open book, 100 point exam. The point value of each q
Sociology 46B Prof. Felmlee
Fall 2008
EXAM I
PROCEDURES:
Please put your NAME ON THE BACK OF THE LAST PAGE ONLY.
This is an open note, open book, 100 point exam. The point value of each question is
in
Assignment 2
Sociology 46B
Introduction to Social Research
Winter 2017
Due on Feb. 1, 2017
Name_
ID # _
(15 points)
1. The following table shows the 2011 murder rates (per 100,000 population) for the
Assignment 3
Sociology 46B
Introduction to Social Research
Winter 2017
Due on Feb. 9, 2017
Name_
(10 Points)
1. Construct probability distributions and find the probabilities for the following
problem
1. Identify the following variables as qualitative/quantitative.
2. Identify the variables as nominal/ordinal/interval.
3. identify the variables as discrete/continuous.
1.
Marital status (single, mar