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PREALGEBRA
There were 13 original states. There are now 50 states. What fraction of the states are original states?
PREALGEBRA
There were 13 original states. There are now 50 states. What fraction of the states are the original states?
US HISTORY
How did independent presidential candidate Ross Perot get on the presidential ballot in all 50 states?
PREALGEBRA
Only 4 of the 50 states have names that begin with latter A. What percent of the states have names that begin with letters other that A?
STATISTICS
Determine whether the numerical value is a parameter or a statistic. Explain your reasoning. In January 2013, 60% of the governors of the 50 states in the United States were Republicans.
STATISTICS
Determine whether the number describes a population parameter or a sample statistic. Explain your reasoning. In January 2016. 62% of the governors of the 50 states in the United States were Republicans.
QUESTION
Write the negation of the following statements: (a) I have six $1 bills in my wallet. (b) Roy can name all 50 states. (c) A quorum was not present for the meeting.
PREALGEBRA
In a recent year, 15 of the 50 states had a law banning the use of handheld cell phones while driving a school bus. Determine how many states did not have this law.
QUESTION
Plot the relationship between average verbal (Verbal) and average math (Math) SAT scores in the 50 states. Describe the characteristics of the relationship. What states are outliers? In what specific way are they outliers?
PROBABILITY
Suppose you are given the average pay of all working people in each of the 50 states of the United States. (a) Do you think that the sample mean of the averages for the 50 states will equal the value given for the entire United States? (b) If the answer to part (a) is no, explain what other information aside from just the 50 averages would be needed to determine the sample mean salary for the entire country. Also, explain how you would use the additional information to compute this quantity.
DISCRETE MATH
What is the minimum number of students, each of whom comes from one of the 50 states, who must be enrolled in a university to guarantee that there are at least 100 who come from the same state?
COLLEGE ALGEBRA
These exercises involve counting. The U.S. Senate has two senators from each of the 50 states. In how many ways can a committee of five senators be chosen if no state is to have two members on the committee?
DISCRETE MATH
A committee is formed consisting of one representative from each of the 50 states in the United States, where the representative from a state is either the governor or one of the two senators from that state. How many ways are there to form this committee?
STATISTICS
A presidential candidate plans to begin her campaign by visiting the capitals of 5 of the 50 states. If the five capitals are randomly selected without replacement, what is the probability that the route is Sacramento, Albany, Juneau, Hartford, and Bismarck, in that order?
US GOVERNMENT
a. What was the overall problem with the Articles of Confederation? Give four specific examples that illustrate the problem. b. With the improvements in transportation and communication, would the original Articles of Confederation work for all 50 states today? Explain your reasoning.
ADVANCED MATH
Suppose you do polling in each of the 50 states and construct a $95 \%$ confidence interval for your results in each state. In how many states would you expect that states interval not to contain the actual voter preference in that state?
STATISTICS
The Coca Cola Company has 366,000 stockholders and a poll is conducted by randomly selecting 30 stockholders from each of the 50 states. The number of shares held by each sampled stockholder is recorded. Are the values obtained discrete or continuous?
STATISTICS
CmTently, there are 4612 colleges in the United States, and the number of full-time students is 13,203,477. If we randomly select 50 full-time college students in each of the 50 states, what type of sample is obtained? (random, systematic, convenience, stratified, cluster)
PREALGEBRA
Choose the letter for the best answer. From 1999 to 2008, the United States Mint is issuing a series of 50 quarters representing each of the 50 states. What is the cost of collecting 10 of each quarter? F. $100 G.$125 H. $150 J.$250
QUESTION
A sociologist assembles a dataset consisting of the poverty rate, per capita income, serious crime rate, and teen birth rate for the 50 states of the United States. How many variables are in this dataset? What is an observational unit in this dataset? What is the sample size for the dataset?
STATISTICS
In each of the following, identify the level of measurement of the sample data (nominal, ordinal, interval, ratio) and the type of sampling used to obtain the data (random, systematic, convenience, stratified, cluster). In each of the 50 states, 50 voters are randomly selected and their political party affiliations are identified.
STATISTICS
The Coca Cola Company has 366,000 stockholders and a poll is conducted by randomly selecting 30 stockholders from each of the 50 states. The number of shares held by each sampled stockholder is recorded. If the average (mean) number of shares is calculated, is the result a statistic or a parameter?
STATISTICS
Based on data from the 2010 U.S. Census, the percent of residents aged 65 or older in the 50 states and the District of Columbia has mean 13.26% and standard deviation 1.67%. The standardized score for Florida is z=2.60. Find the percent of the state's residents that were 65 or older.
STATISTICS
The Coca Cola Company has 366,000 stockholders and a poll is conducted by randomly selecting 30 stockholders from each of the 50 states. The number of shares held by each sampled stockholder is recorded. Identify the level of measurement (nominal, ordinal, interval, ratio) for the sample data.
ALGEBRA
The U.S. Senate is composed of 2 senators from each of the 50 states. In order for a treaty to be ratified, at least two thirds of the senators present must approve the treaty. What inequality can you use to describe the possible numbers of senators needed to ratify a treaty?