Share
Explore BrainMass

Descriptive Statistics

How to use SPSS

State the statistical assumptions of this test. Using the data set and variables you have selected, use SPSS to calculate the following: Mean Median Mode Range Minimum Maximum Standard deviation Generate syntax and output files in SPSS. You will need to copy and paste these into your Appl

Mean - Excel problems

3.64. A manufacturing company produces steel housings for electrical equipment. The main component part of the housing is a steel trough that is made of a 14-gauge steel coil. It is produced using a 250-ton progressive punch press with a wipe-down operation and two 90-degree forms placed in the flat steel to make the trough. The

Descriptive Statistics and Business Decisions

If you were given a large data set such as the sales over the last year of our top 1,000 customers What types of business decisions might be affected by these descriptive statistics? Will these sample statistics accurately estimate the purchasing habits of all our customers? Why or why not?

Probability and Measures of Central Tendency

Please guide me through solving the following problems 1. In a poll, respondents were asked whether they had ever been in a car accident. 157 respondents indicated that they had been in a car accident and 117 respondents said that they had not been in a car accident. If one of these respondents is randomly selected, what i

Introduction and Descriptive Statistics

REQUIRED COURSE MATERIALS Grove, S. (2007). Statistics for health care research: a practical workbook. (1st ed.). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier. ISBN-13: 9781416002260 (Includes only Exercises 16, 29, 31, 36, 27 and 40) (Available as eBook in Canyon Connect) Burns, N., & Grove, S. (2011). Understanding nursing research: Buildin

Probability of certain gender, age, height in selected sample data

See attached file for full problems and data. Answer each problem below. Be sure to show all work. Give statistical evidence for your analysis and use statistical vocabulary. Problem 1: What is the probability that a person selected at random from the collected data will be male?

Descriptive Statistics & Charts Data Set

Problem Set 1: Please view the attachment as well. The data set contains the following variables: Sales: Total sales (in $) by each salesperson last year Department: What department (home electronics, computers, etc) the salesperson works in. Year born: The year in which the salesperson was born Training Hours: Number

Statistics

See attached file. A recent national survey reports that the general population gives the president an average rating of µ = 62 on a scale of 1 to 100. A researcher suspects that college students are likely to be more critical of the president than people in the general population. To test these suspicions, a random sample

Kick-Start Speech Management

The CEO of your company expresses concern to the VP of Marketing that the sample chosen for the survey in which all the transactions were taken during a single shift of one employee is an inadequate basis for making decisions about a marketing plan. The VP of Marketing wants you to discuss your view on it during a monthly mee

Statistics: Measured Lifetimes

1. The following list is of measured lifetimes (in thousands of hours) of a sample of a certain machine component. 5.6 4.1 6.0 5.8 5.2 4.3 6.4 5.5 6.0 5.1 4.9 4.2 4.8 6.8 5.6 5.2 7.3 5.4 4.7 5.9 5.0 6.3 4.4 6.0 (i) Group the data into classes, and draw a frequency distri

Descriptive Statiatics & Z Score

Attached are two files (Excel and Word). Excel comes with 2 questions and, Word comes with 1 question. This week my class covered the average and the standard deviation; the normal approximation for data.

Theory vs Creativity in Design

I have to discuss and recommend approaches to creative tension between existing management philosophies and the ability to create new business models. The following two questions must be addressed: * How do leaders integrate innovative principles while adhering to industry and market mandates? * How may an organizatio

Exploratory Data Analysis for AJ Davis, a department store chain

See attached data file. AJ DAVIS is a department store chain, which has many credit customers and wants to find out more information about these customers. A sample of 50 credit customers is selected with data collected on the following five variables. LOCATION (Rural, Urban, Suburban), INCOME (in $1,000's - be careful

Problems with Descriptive Statistics

City apartment rent ($US) Amsterdam 1,480 Athens 840 Auckland 1,330 Bangkok 550 Barcelona 1,530 Beijing 760 Berlin 920 Bogotá 990 Bratislava 890 Brussels 2,290 Bucharest 930 Budapest 1,190 Buenos Aires 500 Cairo 550 Caracas 2,080 Chicago 2,990 Copenhagen 1,820

Descriptive Statistics in Excel for AIU

In each of the assignments in this course, you will be dealing with the following scenario: American Intellectual Union (AIU) has assembled a team of researchers in the United States and around the world to study job satisfaction. Congratulations, you have been selected to participate in this massive global undertaking. The

Statistics

Note: If this assignment is in the library I cannot use it because a new set of data is used each session. *******I have no clue how to do this. So PLEASE show me how ! you have been selected to participate in this massive global undertaking for American Intellectual Union The study will require that you examine data,

Scales of measurement: Nominal, ordinary, interval, & ratio

Four scales of measurement were introduced in this chapter: nominal, ordinal, interval, and ratio. a. What additional information is obtained from measurements on an ordinal scale compared to measurements on a nominal scale? b. What additional information is obtained from measurements on an interval scale compared to measure

Multiple Regression Analysis and Time-Series Forecasting...

See attached file for questions 14.5, 14.7, 14.25, 14.41, 14.43, 14.49, 16.7, 16.13, 16.15, 16.47 Please provide a detailed explanations in the answer to the questions, showing: 1. all work in excel 2. explanations in MS word 14.5 A consumer organization wants to develop a regression model to predict mileage (as measu

Statistics: Relationship between age and math skills

See attached file for format of tables. Demographic information on incoming graduate students are in the table below. Faculty are wondering if there is a relationship between age and the math skills (high scores indicate higher skill levels) of these incoming students. What would you conclude? Age Math Skills 23 25 30

Equations for Cost and Profit

A small retail store owner has calculated the monthly over head costs at $1,000, and additional operating costs are estimated at $0.12 per dollar of sales. Based on this data the owner has decided to mark-up all items 45% on retail for the coming year. 1. At what annual dollar volume of sales will the store break even? 2. W

Expected Monetary Value for Investing in Stocks

A person is considering investing in stocks, bonds, or gold. The possibility exists that the person will not do anything. The payoff table for this is given below. The payoffs represent profits. State of Nature A B C Invest in Stocks -100 -200 1000 Invest in Bonds 350 300 200 Invest in Gold 150 250 300 Do Nothi

Central Tendency Measures: Average Level of Reading Ability

A researcher tested the reading ability of two groups of primary care patients. The scores on the test range from 1 to 9 with 9 indicating a high degree of reading ability and 1 very limited reading ability. The researcher is interested in knowing the average level of reading ability for each group separately and for the sample

Descriptive Statistics Consultant

A statistical consultant was retained by a linen supplier to analyze a survey of hospital purchasing managers. After looking at the data, she realized that the survey had missed several key geographic areas and included some that were outside the target region. Some survey questions were ambiguous. Some respondents failed to ans