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26 . In a survey of 80 males, 45 had played an organized sport growing up. Of the 70 females surveyed, 25 had played an organized sport growing up. We are interested in whether the proportion for males is higher than the proportion for females. The correct conclusion is that:

  1. there is insufficient information to conclude that the proportion for males is the same as the proportion for females.
  2. there is insufficient information to conclude that the proportion for males is not the same as the proportion for females.
  3. there is sufficient evidence to conclude that the proportion for males is higher than the proportion for females.
  4. not enough information to make a conclusion.

27 . From past experience, a statistics teacher has found that the average score on a midterm is 81 with a standard deviation of 5.2. This term, a class of 49 students had a standard deviation of 5 on the midterm. Do the data indicate that we should reject the teacher’s claim that the standard deviation is 5.2? Use α = 0.05.

  1. Yes
  2. No
  3. Not enough information given to solve the problem

28 . Three loading machines are being compared. Ten samples were taken for each machine. Machine I took an average of 31 minutes to load packages with a standard deviation of two minutes. Machine II took an average of 28 minutes to load packages with a standard deviation of 1.5 minutes. Machine III took an average of 29 minutes to load packages with a standard deviation of one minute. Find the p -value when testing that the average loading times are the same.

  1. p -value is close to zero
  2. p -value is close to one
  3. not enough information given to solve the problem


Use the following information to answer the next three exercises: A corporation has offices in different parts of the country. It has gathered the following information concerning the number of bathrooms and the number of employees at seven sites:

Number of employees x 650 730 810 900 102 107 1150
Number of bathrooms y 40 50 54 61 82 110 121

29 . Is the correlation between the number of employees and the number of bathrooms significant?

  1. Yes
  2. No
  3. Not enough information to answer question

30 . The linear regression equation is:

  1. ŷ = 0.0094 − 79.96 x
  2. ŷ = 79.96 + 0.0094 x
  3. ŷ = 79.96 − 0.0094 x
  4. ŷ = − 0.0094 + 79.96 x

31 . If a site has 1,150 employees, approximately how many bathrooms should it have?

  1. 69
  2. 91
  3. 91,954
  4. We should not be estimating here.

32 . Suppose that a sample of size ten was collected, with x ¯ = 4.4 and s = 1.4. H 0 : σ 2 = 1.6 vs. H a : σ 2 ≠ 1.6. Which graph best describes the results of the test?

There are 4 curves that display the P-value for a Test of a Single Variance. Graph (a) shows two tails shaded for chi-square = 6.89. Graph (b) shows two tails shaded for chi-square = 1.96. Graph (c) shows two tails shaded for chi-square = 11.03. Graph (d) shows two tails shaded for chi-square = 2.23.

Sixty-four backpackers were asked the number of days since their latest backpacking trip. The number of days is given in [link] :

# of days 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Frequency 5 9 6 12 7 10 5 10

33 . Conduct an appropriate test to determine if the distribution is uniform.

  1. The p -value is>0.10. There is insufficient information to conclude that the distribution is not uniform.
  2. The p -value is<0.01. There is sufficient information to conclude the distribution is not uniform.
  3. The p -value is between 0.01 and 0.10, but without alpha ( α ) there is not enough information
  4. There is no such test that can be conducted.

34 . Which of the following statements is true when using one-way ANOVA?

  1. The populations from which the samples are selected have different distributions.
  2. The sample sizes are large.
  3. The test is to determine if the different groups have the same means.
  4. There is a correlation between the factors of the experiment.

Practice final exam 2 solutions

Solutions

1 . b. parameter.

2 . a.

3 . c. seven

4 . c. 0.02

5 . c. none of the above

6 . d. 100 140

7 . a. ≈ 0

8 . b. The values for x are: {1, 2, 3,..., 14}

9 . c. 0.9417.

10 . d. binomial

11 . d. 8.7

12 . a. –1.96

13 . a. 0.6321

14 . d. 360

15 . b. N ( 72 , 72 50 )

16 . a. 3 9

17 . d.

18 . b. 5.5

19 . d. 6.92

20 . a. 5

21 . b. 0.8541

22 . b. 0.2

23 . a. –1.

24 . c. matched pairs, dependent groups.

25 . d. Reject H 0 . There is sufficient evidence to conclude that there is a difference in the mean scores.

26 . c. there is sufficient evidence to conclude that the proportion for males is higher than the proportion for females.

27 . b. no

28 . b. p -value is close to 1.

29 . b. No

30 . c. y ^ = 79.96 x – 0.0094

31 . d. We should not be estimating here.

32 . a.

33 . a. The p -value is>0.10. There is insufficient information to conclude that the distribution is not uniform.

34 . c. The test is to determine if the different groups have the same means.

Questions & Answers

I don't get the example
Hadekunle Reply
ways of collecting data at least 10 and explain
Ridwan Reply
Example of discrete variable
Bada Reply
sales made monthly.
Gbenga
I am new here, can I get someone to guide up?
alayo
dies outcome is 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 nothing come outside of it. it is an example of discrete variable
jainesh
continue variable is any value value between 0 to 1 it could be 4digit values eg 0.1, 0.21, 0.13, 0.623, 0.32
jainesh
How to answer quantitative data
Alhassan Reply
hi
Kachalla
what's up here ... am new here
Kachalla
sorry question a bit unclear...do you mean how do you analyze quantitative data? If yes, it depends on the specific question(s) you set in the beginning as well as on the data you collected. So the method of data analysis will be dependent on the data collecter and questions asked.
Bheka
how to solve for degree of freedom
saliou
Quantitative data is the data in numeric form. For eg: Income of persons asked is 10,000. This data is quantitative data on the other hand data collected for either make or female is qualitative data.
Rohan
*male
Rohan
Degree of freedom is the unconditionality. For example if you have total number of observations n, and you have to calculate variance, obviously you will need mean for that. Here mean is a condition, without which you cannot calculate variance. Therefore degree of freedom for variance will be n-1.
Rohan
data that is best presented in categories like haircolor, food taste (good, bad, fair, terrible) constitutes qualitative data
Bheka
vegetation types (grasslands, forests etc) qualitative data
Bheka
I don't understand how you solved it can you teach me
Caleb Reply
solve what?
Ambo
mean
Vanarith
What is the end points of a confidence interval called?
ZIMKHITHA Reply
lower and upper endpoints
Bheka
Class members write down the average time (in hours, to the nearest half-hour) they sleep per night.
William Reply
how we make a classes of this(170.3,173.9,171.3,182.3,177.3,178.3,174.175.3)
Sarbaz
6.5
phoenix
11
Shakir
7.5
Ron
why is always lower class bundry used
Caleb
Assume you are in a class where quizzes are 20% of your grade, homework is 20%, exam _1 is 15%,exam _2 is 15%, and the final exam is 20%.Suppose you are in the fifth week and you just found out that you scored a 58/63 on the fist exam. You also know that you received 6/9,8/10,9/9 on the first
Diamatu Reply
quizzes as well as a 9/11,10/10,and 4.5/7 on the first three homework assignment. what is your current grade in the course?
Diamatu
the answer is 2.6
Abdul
if putting y=3x examine that correlation coefficient between x and y=3x is 1.
Aadrsh Reply
what is permutation
Rodlett Reply
how to construct a histogram
Baalisi Reply
You have to plot the class midpoint and the frequency
Wydny
ok so you use those two to draw the histogram right.
Amford
yes
Wydny
ok can i be a friend so you can be teaching me small small
Amford
how do you calculate cost effectiveness?
George
Hi everyone, this is a very good statistical group and am glad to be part of it. I'm just not sure how did I end up here cos this discussion just popes on my screen so if I wanna ask something in the future, how will I find you?
Bheka
To make a histogram, follow these steps: On the vertical axis, place frequencies. Label this axis "Frequency". On the horizontal axis, place the lower value of each interval. ... Draw a bar extending from the lower value of each interval to the lower value of the next interval.
Divya
I really appreciate that
umar Reply
I want to test linear regression data such as maintenance fees vs house size. Can I use R square, F test to test the relationship? Is the good condition of R square greater than 0.5
Mok Reply
yes of course must have use f test and also use t test individually multple coefficients
rishi
Alright
umar
hi frnd I'm akeem by name, I wanna study economics and statistics wat ar d thing I must do to b a great economist
akeem
Is R square cannot analysis linear regression of X vs Y relationship?
Mok
To be an economist you have to be professional in maths
umar
hi frnds
Shehu
what is random sampling what is sample error
Nistha Reply
@Nistha Kashyap Random sampling is the selection of random items (or random numbers) from the group. A sample error occurs when the selected samples do not truely represent the whole group. The can happen when most or all of the selected samples are taken from only one section of the group;
Ron
Thus the sample is not truely random.
Ron
What is zero sum game?
Hassan Reply
A game in which there is no profit & no loss to any of the both player.
Milan

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