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    Relationship between age and math skills

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    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
    29
    28
    25
    26
    26
    38
    40
    45
    38
    42
    30
    27
    29

    34
    40
    38
    30
    20
    40
    38
    47
    26
    24
    27
    37
    24
    42
    59
    40

    a. What would you conclude about the relationship based on this data?

    b. Create the appropriate graph to describe this relationship.

    c. What Skill score would you predict for a person who is 35?

    Dr. Volk is wondering if his Psyc 255 students' Math anxiety decreases over the course of the semester. He administers a standardized Anxiety measure to a random sample of all students enrolled in 255 at mid-term and again at the end of the semester. However, in looking at the scale, he realizes that the data does not reflect good interval level data. Does the data reflect a significant decrease in Math Anxiety? Analyze and graph.

    Midterm End of term
    56
    79
    68
    58
    58
    61
    71
    53
    64
    68
    61
    47

    50
    74
    66
    60
    50
    40
    52
    48
    65
    60
    52
    38

    An analysis of the combined SAT scores (Verbal + Math) of a sample of psychology majors at one school indicated that the mean was 939 and the standard deviation was 166. Show your calculations used the answer the following two questions.

    a. A special psychology research program only accepts applicants who had an SAT score that placed them in the top 20% of the students. What is the minimum SAT score that would place them in the top 20%?

    b. Special tutors are available to assist psychology students who had an SAT score in the bottom 10% of students. What SAT score cuts off the bottom 10% of this group of students?

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