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# Descriptive Statistics

### Cross tabulations using minitab

Prepare one way tabulations of all variables using minitab. In the menu line at the top of the screen click on Stat and drag the cursor to tables. Click on tally individual variables. select all the variables in the data set by marking their names in the dialog box and clicking select. Make sure at least count is marked u

### Job Satisfaction Survey: Statistical Analysis Report

See attached file. The data set for our course is a sample of a survey conducted on the population of the American Intellectual Union (AIU). It is available via the following link: Excel 2007 DataSet with DataSet Key which contains the following nine sections of data that will be used throughout our course: (1) Gender (2)

### Examining Qualitative and Quantitative Data

See attached data set. The data set for our course is a sample of a survey conducted on the population of the American Intellectual Union (AIU). It is available via the following link: Excel 2007 DataSet with DataSet Key which contains the following nine sections of data that will be used throughout our course: (1) Gender

### Finding the Break-Even Point: Example Problem

There is a fixed cost of \$50,000 to start a production process. Once the process has begun, the variable cost per unit is \$25. The revenue per unit is projected to be \$45. Find the break-even point.

### A Statistical Analysis Report on Job Satisfaction Survey

See attached data file. The data set for our course is a sample of a survey conducted on the population of the American Intellectual Union (AIU). (See attachment for Excel 2007 DataSet with DataSet Key which contains the following nine sections of data that will be used throughout our course) Below are the nine sections:

### Descriptive Statistics in Research

I do not understand this research and statistics at all but I'm starting to learn about the different types of research and about reliability and validity. I would appreciate any help you can give. Thank you so much! What are some examples of descriptive statistics? Why are they used in research? List the three measure

### MLB salaries: Data analysis using descriptive statistics (Excel)

Please see attachment This research could affect the players of Major League Baseball (MLB) and the fans. The teams that have a lower salary have a lower win rate per year this affects there draft pick they cannot afford well-known plays with high batting averages. These teams have to pick medioka players during the draft, ca

### Histogram, Cumulative Graph, Percentile and Quartile: Example

The final examination of a course requires an essay. The number of pages from a sample of 25 students were collected. The data are: 5 8 9 3 12 8 5 7 3 3 8 9 5 2 7 12 9 6 3 8 7 10 9 12 7 a) Construct a histogram. Describe its shape. b) Draw a cumulative graph c) Calculate the 65th percentile d) Calculate the upper quarti

### Understanding Inputting Data in SPSS

I need help with inputting data into SPSS and running some analysis

### Statistics

What are descriptive statistics? What are inferential statistics? How are each used in quantitative studies? What different types of variables are used in quantitative studies? Describe each type of variable and how they differ.

### Parameters for Breast Cancer Study

A recent study of breast cancer revealed that 13% of the women in the sample used antibiotics more than 500 days in their lifetime. Further, 79% of these "heavy antibiotics users" developed breast cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, one in twelve women will develop breast cancer at some time in her life. Of the num

### Determining Surplus: Example Problem

A supermarket has determined that daily demand for eggs has a bell-shaped distribution, with a mean of 55 cartons and a standard deviation of six cartons. If the supermarket begins each morning with a stock of 61 cartons of eggs, approximately what percentage of days will there be a surplus of eggs?

### Research and Evaluation Investigate

Business Research Problem Selection In the Week 3 Individual assignment, you will be asked to create a survey to address a business problem. For Week 2, determine the business problem you wish to investigate Provide a research problem regarding hospital food or car.

### Descriptive statistics: 18 multiple choice questions

Assignment: Week 1 Ch 1 1. A quality-control manager randomly selects 90 bottles of vinegar that were filled on September 21 to assess the calibration of the filling machine. What is the population in the study? A. Bottles of vinegar produced in the plant. B. Bottles of vinegar produced in the plant on September 21. C. T

### Histogram and Bivariate Plots, Value of a Slope, and Linear Regression Analysis

Three quantitative reasoning statistics questions. Problem 1: The following frequency table reports the number of employees in company using frequent flier miles (in thousands) during the first half of 2008. Table 1. Frequent Flyer Data Frequent Flier Miles (000) Number of Employees 0 up to 5 10 5 up to 10 22 10 up

### Calculation of Percentage

1. Juan' school expenses Food 38%,Room 19%, Travel 6%, book 7%,and 30% If Juan could reduce his food account by 13 percentage points, what percent would his food category be? 2. What is the total percent spent on books and room?

### Problems with simple sums

Please show and explain your work as best you can with the keyboard even if it is a one-step process. The table shows the sandwich choices among the county 4-H clubs. Clover Club Little Critters Club Tasty Tidbits Club Ham 6 2 4 Bol

### What is data mining? When would you use descriptive statistics? What is a regression analysis?

I am trying to understand the meaning of data mining? What is data mining? I'm thinking it's like a huge warehouse that stores data. Is it possible to provide an example? Can you also recommend any literature about data mining? I would also like to know what type of research situation would use only descriptive statistics

### A) Run descriptive stats on the data. b) Comment on the results and interpret them; what do they indicate?

The following table gives the percentage of high school seniors who took the SATs in the academic year ending in 2003 for a group of 14 southeastern states and Washington DC. State % Taking the SAT MS 4 AR 6 LA 8 AL 10 KY 13 TN 14 WV 20 SC 59 FL 61 GA 66 MD 68 NC 68 VA 71 DE 73 DC 77 a) Run descriptive

### Statistics: overall survival rates for breast cancer in provincial v teaching hospitals

See attached file. The table below shows fictitious data about the number of survivors and percentage survival of breast cancer victims in March 1999. The data are grouped according to the extent of the disease at the time of diagnosis and the type of hospital (provincial or teaching) where the woman was treated. Extent of

### Examples of Abuse or Misuse of Statistics; examples of use of descriptive statistics

1. Please share 2 real world examples where you believe Statistics was "abused" or "mis-used" to further a point or a cause. These can be intentional or intentional cases. Again, if you do not have examples from your organization, please feel free to interview someone or research off the net or library. 2. How could you use

### Shear's Insurance Agents

The insurance department at Shear's has two agents, each working at a mean speed of 8 customers per hour. Customers arrive at the insurance desk at a mean rate of one every six minutes and form a single queue. Management feels that some customers are going to find the wait at the desk too long and take their business to Word's,

### Indicators of societal well-being

There is constant discussion by companies and various philanthropic groups surrounding actions that are made for the "well-being" of society. What are two types of data you might use to measure this concept of the "well-being" of society?

### Calculating descriptive statistics

The following sample was obtained from a population with unknown parameters: Scores 1,5,1,1 a) Compute the sample mean and standard deviation b) Compute the standard error of the mean

### Why use graphs and charts? What level of data is money? Histograms v bar charts.

Why do you use graphs and charts to represent information? What level of data is money? Explain. What distinguishes a histogram from a bar chart? What level of data is a social security number?

### Fundamentals of Statistics: AIU Job Satisfaction Data Set

See attached data set file. The data set for our course is a sample of a survey conducted on the population of the American Intellectual Union (AIU). It is available via the following link: DataSet with DataSet Key which contains the following nine sections of data that will be used throughout our course: (1) Gender (2) Ag

### Mean and Median as the Best Measures of Central Tendency

When is the mean the best measure of central tendency? When is the median the best measure of central tendency?

### When to Use Descriptive Statistics vs. Inferential Statistics

When would you use descriptive statistics rather than inferential statistics? Provide a specific scenario and explain your rationale.

### Statistical Analysis of Job Satisfaction Survey Data and Interpetation of Results

The data set for our course is a sample of a survey conducted on the population of the American Intellectual Union (AIU). It is available via the following link: DataSet with DataSet Key which contains the following nine sections of data that will be used throughout our course: (1) Gender (2) Age (3) Department (4) Position

### Calculation of Test Statistic, P-Value, Expected Value and Measures of Central Tendency

1. NBC TV news, in a segment on the price of gasoline, reported last evening that the mean price nationwide is \$1.50 per gallon for self-serve regular unleaded. A random sample of 35 stations in the Milwaukee, WI, area revealed that the mean price was \$1.52 per gallon and that the standard deviation was \$0.05 per gallon. At the