Exam 3
Review
1. The Cornell Cooperative Extension reports that the mean weight of Angus steers is 1152
pounds. Suppose that the weight of such animals can be described by a Normal model with a
standard deviation of 84 pounds.
a. (5 points) What is the pr
Practice problems: Census, sampling methods, observational studies, experiments,
blocking, blinding.
1. An education researcher randomly selects 48 middle schools and interviews all the
teachers at each school. Identify the type of sampling used in this e
Syllabus
Math 108
Summer 2014
Welcome
My name is Karin Reinhold and I want to welcome you to your online course: Elementary
Statistics. This folder contains all of the information that you will need to know in order to
explore the course and understand ho
Introduction
Microsoft Excel features statistics in two places: in the list of available functions under
Insert on the menu bar, and in Data Analysis under Tools. If you dont see a Data
Analysis item, you need to install it from the set of Add-ins provide
Chapter 0
Introduction
0.1 Welcome!
Welcome to the exciting world of statistics, as it can be done on the Texas Instruments
TI-83 calculator. As we progress through this manual, you will see that the TI-83, TI83+, and TI-83+ Silver Edition are easily lear
Practice problems Sampling Methods
1. Various claims are often made for surveys. Why is each of the following claims not
correct?
a) It is always better to take a census than to draw a sample.
b) Stopping students on their way out of the cafeteria is a go
3.3 4* For each of the following statements. identi'
die number that appears in boldface type as the value of
either a population characteristic or a statistic:
a. A departtnent store reports that 34% of all custom
ers 1who use the store's credit plan pa
Exam 4 - Review
1. It is thought that the glycemic index (GI) of food is an indicator of how sustaining or satisfying it
is and may influence appetite. A sample of 15 children were provided with a breakfast of low GI
foods on one day and high GI foods on
Practice Exam 2
Summer 2014
1. IQtestscorescanbemodeledwithaNormalmodelwithmean100andstandarddeviation16.
A. Choose the model that correctly shows the 68-95-99.7 rule (empirical rule) for the scores.
A
B
C
B. Almost 68% of scores fall in what range?
A) Be
Dealing with Data
(references: Learning statistics with R & Lock^4)
What is statistics? Whats it there for? And why are scientists so bloody obsessed with
it? As a society, we have become obsessed knowing statistics on everything. This is
more true of sci