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Statistics is the science of conducting studies to
collect, organize, summarize, analyze, and draw conclusion from data
Which of the following correctly describes the relationship between a sample and a population
A sample is a group of subjects selected from a population to be studied
Which branch of statistics would employ probability to predict how many miles one should be able to drive a 2000 Toyota Celica during its lifetime
Based on her electric bills from last year, Mrs Smith expects she will be paying $75/month this year. This is an example of descriptive statistics
The amount of time needed to run the Boston marathon is an example of which type of variable
Thirty students recorded the colors of their eyes, choosing from the colors brown, blue, green, hazel, and black. This data can be appropriately summarized in a
categorical frequency distribution
A recent statistics exam yielded the following 25 scores. Construct a frequency distribution with the class limits shown below. (68,81,75,56,62,59,83,70,66,93,81,81,46,75,87,77,89,80,97,59,75,75,47,85,98)
Class Limits Tally Frequency
41-50 II(2) 2/25
51-60 III(3) 3/25
61-70 IIII(4) 4/25
71-80 IIIIII(6) 6/25
81-90 IIIIIIII(8) 8/25
91-100 II(2) 2/25
A recent statistics exam yielded the following 10 scores. Construct a frequency polygon distribution using the class limits shown below
61-70 65.5 II 2
71-80 75.5 IIII 4
81-90 85.5 II 2
91-100 95.5 II 2
Which of the following could be a cumulative frequency graph
when the graph goes up in a positive way
Which type of graph represents the data by using vertical bars of various height to indicate frequencies
Given the following frequency distribution, how many pieces of data were less than 28.5
The number of police officers in selected city districts is listed below. Find the mode (24,26,24,30,23,28,19,31,24,26,19)
Find the mean, median, mode for following data set (12,15,18,18,15,22,15,30,12)
If a distribution is negatively skewed as shown in the figure below the mean will fall to the left of the median
In a unimodal, symmetrical distribution as shown in the figure below
The mean, the median, and mode are the same
the median can be a more appropriate measure of central tendency if the distribution of the data is extremely skewed
the ,,,,, and ,,,, are two measures of variation used to describe the spread of the data in a data set
variance and standard deviation
Given that the mean of a set of data is 25 and the standard deviation is 3, what is the coefficient of variation
If a student scored 89 points on a test where the mean score was 80.2 and the standard deviation was 4.7 the students z score is
Indicate which student has the higher z score
Art major X=46 x̄=50.5 s=5.2
Theater major X=70 x̄=75.1 s=7.3
The theater major has a higher score than the art major
A baseball player has a batting average of 0.325 each week of the season, with a standard deviation of 0.065 what is the z score when he bats 0.410 one week
Check the following data set for outliers (73, 82, 84,84,86,87,89,91)
73 is an outlier q1=83 q3=88 lower limit 75.5 upper limit 95.5
If the probability that it will rain tomorrow is 0.31 what is the probability that it will not rain tomorrow
If a red suit is drawn from an ordinary deck of cards what is the probability that the card is a diamond
At Wassamatta University 52.3% of the student body are males choose one student at random what is the probability that the student is female
In a recent study the following response were obtained to the question, "do you favor recycling in your neighborhood" Males Yes 25 No 15 No Opinion 10 Female Yes 30 No 10 No Opinion 10 If a response is picked at random what is the probability that it came from a male or that it indicated no opinion regarding recycling
Box A contains the number 1,2,3,4, Box B contains the numbers 5,6,7,8. A number is first drawn from Box A and then another number from Box B using the figure below how many outcomes are possible if both numbers are even
If a single card id drawn from an ordinary deck of cards what is the probability of drawing a jack queen king or ace
An apartment building has the following distribution of apartments
1 bedroom 2 bedroom 3 bedroom
1st floor 3 1 1
2nd floor 2 2 2
3rd floor 1 4 1
The statistics club at woodvale college sold college T's as a fundraiser. The results of the sale are shown below. Choose one student at random. Find the probability that the student sold 11-15 shirts or less than 6 T's
No of T-shirts No of Club Members
If a card is drawn from an ordinary deck of cards and then a second card is drawn from the same deck without replacing the first card these two events are
A recent poll found that 30% of those surveyed are worried about aggressive drivers on the road. If three people are selected at random, what is the probability that all three will be worried about aggressive drivers on the road
In a second grade class containing 12 girls and 10 boys, 2 students are selected at random to give out the math papers what is the probability that both are girls?
If five cards are drawn from a deck of cards without replacement, what is the probability that at least one of the cards is a heart
A bookcase contains 2 statistics books and 5 biology books. If 2 books are chosen at random, find the probability that both are statistics books.
The following distributions is not a probability distribution because (0.16, 0.15, 0.43, 0.16, 0.24)
The probability values do not add to 1
The following distribution is not a probability distribution because(0.22, 0.21, -0.26, 0.53, 0.30)
A probability is negative
In a large bag of marbles, 20% of them are red. A child chooses 4 marbles from this bag. If the child chooses the marbles at random, what is the chance that the child gets exactly three red marbles
A student takes a 15 question multiple choice exam with three choices for each question and guesses on each question find the probability of guessing exactly 3 out of 15 correctly
A pet supplier has a stock of parakeets of which 40% are blue parakeets A pet store orders 3 parakeets from this supplier. If the supplier selects the parakeets at random, what is the chance that the per store gets exactly one blue parakeet
A school is sending 16 children to a camp. If 25% of the children in the school are first graders and the 16 children are selected at random from among all 6 graders at the school, find the mean and variance of of the number of first graders chosen
The mean is 4.0 and the variance is 3.0
A computer store has 75 printers of which 40 are laser printers and 35 are ink jet printers. If a group of 10 printers is chosen at random from the store, find the mean and variance of the number of ink jet printers.
Mean 4.7 variance 2.5
In a survey, 75% of the voters support a particular referendum. If 20 voters are chosen at random, find the mean and variance for the number of voters who support the referendum.
the mean is 15 and the variance is 3.75
The failure rate for taking the bar exam in Philadelphia is 41%. If 375 people take the bar exam , what is the mean for the number of failures?
If a gambler rolls two dice and gets a sum of 10, he wins $10 and if he gets a sum of three he wins $20. The cost to play the game is $5 What is the expectations of this game.
Identify the type of distribution pattern that occurs when the majority of the data values fall to the left of the mean
Which of the following characteristics does no apply to a theoretical normal distribution
It is bimodal
For a normal distribution curve with a mean of 17 and a standard deviation of 4 which range of the variable defines an area under the curve corresponding to a probability of approximately 68%
If a normally distributed group of test scores have a mean of 70 and standard deviation of 12 find the percentage of scores that will fall below 50
At a large department store, the average number of years of employment for a cashier is 5.7 with a standard deviation of 1.8 years and the distribution is approximately normal. If an employee is picked at random what is the probability that the employee has worked at the store for over 10 years
the average hourly wage of workers at a fast food restaurant is $6.50/hr. Assume the wages are normally distributed with a standard deviation of $0.45. If a worker at this fast food restaurant is selected at random, what is the probability that the worker earns more than $6.75
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