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Descriptive Statistics

Comprehension of Statistics

1. Given a sample size of 65, with sample mean 726.2 and sample standard deviation 85.3, we perform the following hypothesis test. H0: μ= 750 H1: μ< 750 What is the conclusion of the test at the level? Explain your answer 0.10α= 2. Consider the hypothesis test given by : H0: μ = 530 H1: μ=≠ 530 In a random samp

Nonparametric Hypothesis Test - Chi Square

Find the Attached data file, lecture notes and Bluman Chi-Square supplement A sociologist wishes to see whether the number of years of college a person has completed is related to her or his place of residence. A sample of 88 people is selected and classified as shown. RQ: Is there a relationship between years of college comp

Sample and Population Descriptive Statistics

1. The Gallup Organization contacts 1,426 undergraduates who attend a college and live outside the U.S. and asks whether or not they had taken a course in a conversational English during their studies. -What is the population in the study? -What is the sample in the study? 2. Identify the type of observational study (cros

Conducting a Literature Review for Empirical Articles

Can you help with this sample exercise I have no clue what a empirical study is... In Part I, you will perform a literature review and select two empirical articles on a research topic of your choice. Both articles must be on the same general topic. Provide a summary of both articles that includes the following information,

Correctly Identifying Type I and Type II Errors

Confidence in recall differs depending on the level of stress. Recall for participants in high-stress conditions will deteriorate over time. Boys will have higher levels of confidence than girls. For each hypothesis listed above, indicate: A type I error and a type II error, given the context of the hypothesis Whethe

The solution gived detailed steps on classifying dependent and independent variables and then deciding the relevant Statistical Techniques. Each question is explained in details.

Write the following: - Dependent Variable (DV) and Independent Variable (IV) - Level of Measurement of each Variable (Nominal, Ordinal, Interval, Ratio) - Look up the Statistical Technique on the attached matrix - Briefly explain your reasoning for assigning the variables, DV and IV A: Is there a relationship between the

Concepts of Statistics and Parameters

1. Determine whether the given value is a statistic or a parameter and explain. In a study of all 4171 students at a college it is found that 25% own a television. 2. Determine whether the value is from a discrete or continuous data set. Number of notes in a song 24. 3. Determine whether the given description corresponds

Describe a Situation in Which you would test a Directional Hypothesis

Thank you for the help with the last question your response helped me better understand.. Directional and nondirectional hypotheses can be easily interchanged according to the hypothesis the researcher is testing. For instance, a drug company might predict that a drug will help a subject lose weight while another drug company

Meta-analysis

Please explain meta-analysis to me in layman's terms. Then, read the article below and provide a summary of the article and identify how meta-analysis was used in the study. Jefferson, T., Smith, S., Demicheli, V., Harnden, A., Rivetti, A., & Di Pietrantonj, C. (2005). Assessment of the efficacy and effectiveness of influen

Analysis of the National Health and Nutrition Survey

Based on data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey assume that the a height of female college students are normally distributed with a MEAN OF 64 INCHES and standard deviation of 2.5 inches. Find the probability that a female student randomly selected from the above population will have a height equal to o

American Intellectual Union (AIU) Labor

Use American Intellectual Union (AIU) labor data (attached). Examine extrinsic job satisfaction (quantitative) and gender (qualitative) variables. 1. Identify the data you selected. 2. Explain why the data was selected. 3. Explain what was learned by examining these sets of data. 4. Your analysis should include three me

The solution gives detailed steps on calculating sensitivity, specificity, positive and negative predictive value for a given postive test under various conditions. All formula and calcuations are shown and explained.

The following table shows results obtained in a new screening test for disease X used on 10,000 persons based on a serum marker. The cut off level was a serum marker value of 180mg or above as positive for this disease: Results of screening test for Disease X Test result Disease present Disease absent Total Positive

Phase I Clinical Trials

Please explain Phase I Clinical Trials (in layman's terms) and explain the randomization and/or estimation implications for the phase. Please provide a specific example of this from the following journal article. Thank you. Reference: Harper, F. W., Heath, E. I., Gleason, M. E., Penner, L., LoRusso, P., Wang, D., & Albrecht,

Creating and Completing a Minitab Database

Create a new Minitab database in which you will be able to enter the following variables: Subject identification (ID) number Age Sex Height Year in college Name each variable and identify the type as either numeric or alphanumeric (text). Categorical data (nominal or ordinal) should be entered as alphanumeric, and co

Mean Number of Candies in Bag

See the attached file. Use the M&Ms® data to complete this assignment. You will be using the methods of 7.4 for the color proportions and 7.2 for the mean number of candies per bag. For the Bonus you will be using the methods of 7.5. You can use StatCrunch to assist with the calculations. A link for StatCrunch can be f

Some Calculations Using Five Number Summary

The five numbers summary below shows the grade distribution of two SAT 200 quizzes minimum Q1 Median Q3 Maximum Quiz 1.............12...............50.............60...................95...................100 Quiz 2..............20...............35............50

Distribution of Temperatures - Descriptive and General Statistics

Problem 1: Using Symbols Word-process the symbol for population standard deviation (sigma) in the space below: Using Subscripts Word-process the symbol for population standard deviation with subscript x (sigma subscript x) in the space below: Using Equations Word-process the following five equations: k= N/n z= (

Descriptive Statistics and Normal Distribution

In order to control costs, a company wishes to study the amount of money its sales force spends entertaining clients. The following is a random sample of six entertainment expenses (dinner costs for four people) from expense reports submitted by members of the sales force. $157, $132, $109, $145, $125, $139 a) Calculate xbar,

Describing and Graphing Data Sets

TREPHENA HARDING SCOTT The letters in the above name represents the data set. From the given data set please answer the questions below. What is the type of your data? 1. What is the size of your data set? 2. Write your data in order from A to Z. For example, the student whose complete name is First Midd

Regression and ANOVA

1. Find the equation of the regression line for the given data. What is the predicted value of Y when X = -2? What is the predicted value of Y when X = 4? X -7 -2 5 1 -1 -2 0 2 3 -3 Y -12 -8 9 1 -5 -6 -1 4 7 -8 2. The data belo

A test to measure 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

Biostatistics Problems

I am not sure what to do and these are very hard. Please help me as I can use this as an tutorial. Attached is also the data information 6.56 Obtain descriptive statistics and graphic displays for these salt-taste indices. Do the indices appear to be normally distributed? Why or why not? Compute the sample mean for this ind