According to Carden (2013), Bayes Theorem is a probability theory to measure the
degree of belief that something will happen using conditional probabilities. This theory has
many different types of applications in many different fields, such as demonstrat
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Statistical Approach to Research using Multivariate Analysis
Douglas Garcia
MAT 540 Statistical Concepts for Research
Prof. Paul LaBine
June 6th, 2016
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STATISTICAL APPROACH
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According to Johnson & Gouri (2014, section
In a study conducted by Alsthuler (2006), the distribution of the ages at which police
officers were getting divorced was determined by a sample collection of 12,097 cases. These
ages were then counted and analyzed and graphed on a smooth fitting curve. W
Determining the confidence interval for is key to interpreting data from a small sample
and widening it to the general population (Johnson & Gouri, 2014). By utilizing this
information, researchers can accurately create inferences about a larger populatio
The level of confidence in statistics is critical in determining the likelihood of a true
value within a given parameter based on a sample of the true population (Johnson & Gouri,
2014). Confidence interval statements can be used in order to properly comm
Paul states that he scored in the 100th percentile on a given standardized test, however it is
not possible for this to occur, therefore no one should believe him. Percentile is a percentage of
scores in a certain frequency distribution which are less tha
An actuary analyzes financial consequences of risk and uncertainty by utilizing different
types of mathematics, statistics, and financial theories (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2015). These
jobs are essential for insurance companies because they weigh the
A recent study conducted by Knittel & Smith (2015), tested the correlations between
ethanol productions and gasoline prices. In this study they tested the findings of a previous study
that determined that higher ethanol production causes lower gasoline pr
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Statistical Approach to Research using Multivariate Analysis
Douglas Garcia
BUS 670 Legal Environment
Prof. Will Muniak
May 9th, 2016
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STATISTICAL APPROACH
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Statistical Approach to Multivariate Data
I. Topic and statis
Attached is an example of a scatter plot that most likely has a positive r value of close to
1. Johnson & Gouri (2014 section 3.4) state that the r value is positive when the pattern values
run from lower left to upper right. They also state that if the p
There are different ways of interpreting data that involve different types of information.
Many studies are conducted throughout the world, each of which pertains to different measures
and involves different participants. In these measurements there are t
According to Johnson & Gouri (2014, section 1.2) a Gallup poll produces estimates of the
percentage of the popular vote for each candidate based on the opinions of a minimum of 1000
adults per day. These polls are used to create a depiction of the overall
Repeated Sampling
In Chapter 8 of your text, read the interpretation of confidence intervals. Find a journal article from
the library that incorporates repeated sampling. This may be stated or implied. Use the explanation
in the last paragraph of the sect
Statistics in Everyday Life
Provide an example for using Bayes Theorem in a workplace setting, as described in the
article Applying Bayes Theorem to Clinical Trials. Does statistics also have uses in everyday life?
Provide an example. Respond to at least
Week 4 Discussion notes
Normal or Bell-Shaped Curve
I found a study by NASA that tracked the extreme summer temperatures over the summer months in
the northern hemisphere.
Select link and see article and video showing the shift in increased extreme summer
Actuaries
Actuaries work with statistics and probabilities each day. What do actuaries do and what tests do
they take? Respond to at least two of your classmates posts.
As stated by Bureau of Labor Statistics (2016) Actuaries analyze the financial costs o
Week 2 Notes and Assignment
Scatter Plot
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.
Link to Plot
http:/www.
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Introduction
Motor vehicle and vehicle safety, especially in metropolitan environments, tends
to be at the forefro
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Discussion Question 1 Week 2
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.
According to Math is Fun website 20
Discussion Question 2 Week 1
Describe a recent study where data was gathered. If possible, explain whether it is a qualitative
or quantitative data and whether the data is discrete or continuous.
What type of graph would you use to describe the data and w
Actuaries work with statistics and probabilities each day. What do actuaries do and what tests do
they take? Respond to at least two of your classmates posts.
According to student scholarships.org
Actuaries analyze data estimating the probability and like
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COLOR
Terminated Pregnancies and sterilization in Women of Color
Tarita Cristal Dooley
MAT 540
Dr. Richard Vaughn
09/15/2015
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STATISTICS OF TERMINATED AFRICAN AMER
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Week One Homework Problems
MAT 540: Statistical Concepts for Research
July 27, 2015
WEEK ONE HOMEWORK PROBLEMS
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1.20 Consider the population of all students at your college. You want to learn about total
monthly