1. Question :
Cities must find better ways to dispose of solid waste. According to
the Environmental Protection Agency, the composition of the 217
million tons of solid municipal waste created in 1997 was:
Paper and paperboard 38.5%
Yard waste
12.3%
Food
1. Question :
Match the proposed probability of A with the appropriate verbal
description.
P(A) =.99
Student Answer:
No chance of happening
An incorrect assignment
Very likely to happen
As much chance of occurring as not
Points Received:
1 of 1
Comments:
1.2Consider the population of all students at your college. You want to learn about total monthly entertainment
expenses for a student.
(a)Specify the population unit. All Students at the College
(bSpecify the variable of interest. Total Monthly Entertain
1. Find the standardized variable z if x has Mean 12 and standard deviation 10. (Points : 1)
Z = (x-10)/12
Z = (x-12)/10
Z = (12-x)/10
Z = (x+12)/10
2. Find the area under the standard normal curve to the right of z = 1.55. Round to four decimal places. (
Find an article that incorporates research of confidence intervals to market a new product.
Summarize the information gained from your research. Based on the research, is it wise
to go ahead and market the product? Support your ideas with cited sources. R
Nausea from air sickness affects some travelers. A drug company, wanting to establish the effectiveness of its
motion sickness pill, randomly gives either its pill or a look-alike sugar pill (placebo) to 200 passengers.
Degree of Nausea
None Slight Modera
1. Question :
A large research hospital and a community hospital are located in your area. The surgery cases, even of the same
type, are not equally serious. Large research hospitals tend to get the most serious surgery cases, whereas
community hospitals
Provide a link for a picture of a scatter plot where the r value is not given. Estimate what you think the r
value would be and explain why. Respond to at least two of your classmates posts.
For this post, I chose a scatter plot that graphs the relationsh
Running head: TRAFFIC
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California Traffic Safety
Darrell Olson
MAT 540
Dr. Thorne
April 22, 2012
Running head: TRAFFIC
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MAT 540 Final Paper Outline Darrell Olson
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Introduction
a. My paper will focus on the number of traffic fatalities in
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on:
Alargeresearchhospitalandacommunityhospitalarelocatedinyourarea.Thesurgery
cases,evenofthesametype,arenotequallyserious.Largeresearchhospitalstendtogetthe
mostserioussurgerycases,whereascommunityhospitalstendtogetmoreoftheroutine
cases.Supposet
Piper Jaffrays Gene Munster and Barclays Ben Reitzes conducted a study on the likelihood of
consumers embracing the introduction of the Apple television despite its lofty price tag of $1,500
(Elmer-DeWitt, 2012). In the study, Munster and Reitzes presente
ScatterPlot
Providealinkforapictureofascatterplotwherethervalueisnotgiven.Estimatewhatyouthink
thervaluewouldbeandexplainwhy.Respondtoatleasttwoofyourclassmatesposts.
This is a sample scatter plot which basically was intended to show someone how
to create
Actuaries
Actuariesworkwithstatisticsandprobabilitieseachday.Whatdoactuariesdoandwhattestsdo
theytake?Respondtoatleasttwoofyourclassmatesposts.
Actuaries will use math and statistics to determine probabilities. Actuaries use
these probability determinatio
Qualitativevs.Quantitative
Describearecentstudywheredatawasgathered.Ifpossible,explainwhetheritisa
qualitativeorquantitativedataandwhetherthedataisdiscreteorcontinuous.
In 2014, three Canadian Psychiatrists from Toronto released the results of a study
con
Provide an example for using Bayes Theorem in a workplace setting, as described in the article
Better Living through Statistics. Does statistics also have uses in everyday life?
Bayes Theorem can be applied to random drug testing in the workplace to predi
A 1975 study attempted to link the correlation between a countries high fat level in their diet and
the rate of cancer within the county. The study reviewed the link between countries where
people consume high levels of fat in their diet, like the United
Link: http:/allendowney.blogspot.com/2011_03_01_archive.html
R-value is estimated to be 0.84. The correlation between the time it took a runner to complete a
half marathon directly correlates with the time it took to complete a full marathon, double the
d
A recent study conducted by the University of Michigan Health System concluded that expecting
mothers that snore are more likely to experience childbirth complications than expecting mothers
that do not snore (Sleep, 2013). The study further concluded tha