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Statistical Technique Determination

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 number of people going to a movie and dollars spent on advertising for the movie?
(This study seeks to determine if advertising on a movie impacts the number of people who view a movie.)
DV: Level:
IV: Level:
Technique:
Explain:

B: Is there a difference in the proportion of those students who select different college major based on their ethnicity?
(This study seeks to determine of various ethnic groups have preferences for different fields of study.)
DV: Level:
IV: Level:
Technique:
Explain:

C: Is there a difference in average age among computer buyers based on their preference for Mac or PCs?
(This study seeks to determine if age is a determinant of platform preference.)
DV: Level:
IV: Level:
Technique:
Explain:

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A: Is there a relationship between the number of people going to a movie and dollars spent on advertising for the movie?
(This study seeks to determine if advertising on a movie impacts the number of people who view a movie.)
DV: Number of people going to a movie Level: Numeric
IV: Dollars spent on advertising for the movie Level: Numeric
Technique: regression
Explain: ...

Solution Summary

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

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