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Mean & Paired T-Tests

A study is being conducted to see if swearing can help reduce pain. Each participant is asking to plunge their hand in ice as long as the pain would allow. In one condition, the participant repeatedly yelled their favorite curse word. In the other condition they repeated a neutral word. Here is what the information given loo

Financial Math

Address Following: - Why are ratios useful? What three groups use ratios, and for what reasons? - What qualitative factors should analysts look for when evaluating a company's likely future financial performance? Explain. - You are training a new financial analyst who lacks experience. What are the most critical steps of fi

IRB ethic directives

Give details on following items that have shaped the modern IRB (Institutional Review Board). Then compare and contract the directives analyzing how each is important to the IRB ethic directives. One page to each of the three directives: Nuremberg Code Declaration of Helsinki Belmont Report

Bar Graph and Histogram

I need some help answering these questions: 1). Explain when and why a histogram is appropriate for describing the data. 2). Explain when and why a Bar Graph is appropriate for describing the data. 3). What particular elements of the graph do you want the reader to notice when viewing a histogram? 4). What is the overall

Using Multiple Regression to explain Engagement in early Childhood Programs

I am currently working on a research project and need a sample or correlation analysis based on my research topic which is: Early Childhood Educators: Attitude toward father engagement in early childhood programs. The data collection method is going to be interviews with teachers/teacher assistants of early childhood programs.

Sports Apparel Company Forecasting

Forecasting: The sales data for the lone star Sports Apparel Company for the last 12 years are as follows: 2001 $400,000 2002 440,000 2003 480,000 2004 518,000 2005 554,000 2006 587,000 2007 617,000 2008 654,000 2009 700,000 2010 756,000 2011 824,000 2012 906,000 Questions: a. What is the 2

Statistics Graphing

See attachment 1) A teacher asked each of her students how many novels they had read in the previous six months. The results are shown below. 0 1 5 4 2 1 3 2 2 7 2 5 0 1 0 1 1 2 6 0 2 3 1 2 7 1 4 2 3 1 7 0 0 2 1 1 0 6 1 7 Construct a frequency table for the number of novels read. 2) The frequency table shows the

Statistics Definitions Problem

1) Determine whether the evaluated group is a population or a sample. a) Based on a randomly selected group of 500 patients with high cholesterol, it was found that 67% have heart disease. Is this a population or a sample? Explain your answer. b) An investigation of 150 randomly selected local restaurants concluded that 42% of

Chebyshev's inequality and sample standard deviations

36) Chebyshev's Inequality According to the US Census Bureau the mean of the commute time to work for a resident of Boston, Massachusetts, is 27.3 minutes. Assume that the standard deviation of the commute time is 8.1 minutes to answer the following: (a) What minimum percentage of commuters in Boston has a commute time within 2

Surveying and Data Collection

Just need your input. 1. You are the principal of a large urban high school and wish to do a parent survey to determine how parents feel about same-sex classes. Your budget does not allow you to send out surveys to all parents. You are considering one of two procedures. Please critique each procedure for its likelihood of get

Qualitative and Quantitative

Assess the use of qualitative data to support business decision making. Consider different types of qualitative data collection and analysis methods and the ways in which they can support business decision making and strategies.

Restaurant Hours Preference Survey

I need help developing a survey that will be used to gauge people's preferences for Dairy Queen, considering they are thinking of extending their hours of operations or open up a drive-through. The survey must be appropriate for this research. Can you provide me with some pointers?

Pharmaceutical Company: Relieving Headaches

5) Select the study that is most appropriate and EXPLAIN WHY it is most appropriate for the study. a) Is the aspirin produced by a particular pharmaceutical company better than that of a competitor at relieving headaches? Which of the following would best be used to study this: 1) a case-controlled observation; 2) an observatio

3 qualitative questions based on elderly, self-esteem, and nursing home

Given this scenario, formulate a research question that could be investigated with less than US $10,000. An elder-care facility has a problem with self-esteem of its clients. This is affecting the facilities monthly income as some clients are finding alternative housing options. As a result the facility is looking at dropping a


1. How does technological advancement affect the ability to collect data? Does this advancement increase or decrease the chance for errors? 2. What are some critical decisions involved in selecting an appropriate measurment scale? How might these decisions influence the research design? 3. What is the importance of pretest

Research Methods for Health Science

Qualitative and quantitative Data Collection Planning Dr. Morris is a new administrator of your facility. She is interested in getting a better understanding of how services are currently delivered as well as how effective the current processes are for achieving patient and employee satisfaction. You have been asked to help

Independent and dependent variable; control, experimental group

2. In a research project intended to gather data on the effects of type of study methods on examination performance, participants are randomly assigned to one of two conditions. In one condition they study alone, using notes they took during class lectures. In a second condition, participants study in interactive groups with not

Diabetic versus nondiabetic; asthmatic versus nonasthmatic

1. The table below summarizes results from an experiment in which subjects were classified as diabetic or nondiabetic and then given a treatment. After the treatment, they were again classified as diabetic or nondiabetic. Which combinations of before treatment/after treatment categories will yield discordant pairs? Befor

Dr. Zak's: Test of Depression

Case Study: Dr. Zak developed a test to measure depression. He sampled 100 university students to take his five item test. The group of students was comprised of 30 men and 70 women. In this group, four persons were African American, six persons were Hispanic, and one person was Asian. Zak's Miraculous Test of Depression is pr

Method for Estimating Reliability and Substantiating Validity

1. Provide a description of one method for estimating the reliability and one method for substantiating the validity of a test. 2. Discuss the conditions under which each method is appropriate and/or inappropriate. 3. Explain the importance of reliability and validity.

Analyze research article: Aerospace and Defense - Black Collegian

See attached file. Synopsis of the article including the following: a. Define the business research and its purpose. b. Explain the business problem(s) under investigation. c. Describe the data collection method(s) used in the research project. d. What did the researchers conclude as a result of their research? (1) t

Risk reduction

Please help with the following statistics problem. Provide step by step calculations. A person reads a research study of the effectiveness of perineal exercises in preventing urinary incontinence and notes that the number of subjects in each group is 120. She notes that 20 women experienced episodes of incontinence in the ex

Validity and Reliablility

Define validity and reliability. How can we insure our data is both reliable and valid? Which of these two do you think is the more important? Provide examples to support your reasoning.

Data collection process.

A part of our research design is the data collection process. We often do this by sampling. Differentiate between random and nonrandom sampling methods. As part of your response define several random and nonrandom sampling techniques. Also, as part of your response, explain why random techniques are always to be preferred to

Research design

As part of our setting up our research design we often do a review of the literature. Define this concept and explain why it is such an important part of our research process.

Produt Mix and Transportation Problems

Part one RMS, Inc. produces three raw materials that are blended together (mixed together) to produce two products: a fuel additive and a solvent base. Each kilogram of fuel additive is a mixture of 2/5 kilogram of material 1 and 3/5 kilogram of material 3. A kilogram of solvent base is a mixture of 1/2 kilogram of material 1,

Mathematical formulation and solution of a inear programming problem.

Case Study Mexicana Wire Works Ron Garcia felt good about his first week as a management trainee at Mexicana Wire Winding, Inc. He had not yet developed any technical knowledge about the manufacturing process, but he had toured the entire facility, located in the suburbs of Mexico City, and had met many people in various are

Fundamentals of Qualitative Research Study

Describe the unique fundamentals of a qualtitative research study, addressing the following: o Characteristics of a qualitative problem statement o Characteristics of a qualitative purpose statement o Formulation of qualitative research questions and hypotheses o Qualitative data collection proc