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1. You are given the following frequency distribution for the number of errors that students made in a test

Errors Frequency
0-2 12
3-5 14
6-8 18
9-11 12
12-14 5

Find the mean, variance, and standard deviation.

2. You are given the following data.

x y
2 0
3 13
4 9
5 15
5 0
7 8
7 8

Find:
- SS(x)
- SS(y)
- SS(xy)
- The linear correlation coefficient, r
- The slope b1
- The y-intercept, b0

- The equation of the line of best fit.

3. Answer the following:
- Use Chebyshev's theorem to find what percent of the values will fall between 161 and 229 for a data set with mean of 195 and standard deviation of 17.
- Use the Empirical Rule to find what two values 95% of the data will fall between for a data set with mean 106 and standard deviation of 19.

4. Nine households had the following number of children per household:

1, 5, 2, 1, 0, 7, 4, 8, 3

Find the mean, median, mode, range, and midrange for these data.

5. An aptitude test has a mean of 184 and standard deviation of 17. Find the corresponding z scores for:
- a test score of 137
- a test score of 139
6. Find P84 for the following data:
3 8 1 1 1 8 6 9 4 4 1 1

7. A class of 15 kindergarteners had the following weights in pounds:
54 52 38 49 35 46 47 44
47 42 36 52 49 47 44

Find the mean, variance, and standard deviation.

8. Starting with the data values 70 and 100, add three data values to the sample so that the mean is 92, the median is 91, and the mode is 91.

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Solution Summary

The solution provides detailed step-by-step calculations involving Mean, Median, Mode, Range, Mid-Range, Variance, Standard Deviation, Frequency Distribution, Correlation, Z-Score, Chebyshev's theorem and Empirical Rule.

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