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TEST A(For Ungrouped Data)

NOTE: This test was taken from the book Introduction to Statistics Third Edition by Ronald E. Walpole. 1. The number of incorrect answers on a true-false competency test for a random sample of 15 students were recorded as follows: 2, 1, 3, 0, 1, 3, 6, 0, 3, 3, 5, 2, 1, 4, and 2. Find a.) the mean; b.) the median; and c.) the mode. 2. The number of building permits issued last month to 12 construction firm in a small Midwestern city were 4, 7, 0, 7, 11, 4, 1, 15, 3, 5, 8, and 7. Treating the data as a population, find a.) the mean; b.) the median; and c.) the mode. 3. The reaction times for a random sample of 9 subjects to a stimulant were recorded as 2.5, 3.6, 3.1, 4.3, 2.9, 2.3, 2.6, 4.1, and 3.4 seconds. Calculate a.) the mean; and b.) the median. 4. The employees of a local manufacturing plant pledged the following donations, in dollars to the United Fund: 10, 40, 25, 5, 20, 10, 50, 30, 10, 5, 15, 25, 50, 10, 30, 5, 25, 45, and 15. Treating the data as a population, calculate a.) the mean; and b.) the mode. 5. According to ecology writer Jacqueline Killeen, phosphates contained in household detergents pass right through our sewer causing lakes to turn into swamps that eventually dry up into deserts. The following data show the amount of phosphates per load of laundry, in grams, for a random sample of various types of detergents used according to the prescribed directions: Laundry Detergent A & P Blue Sail Dash Concentrated All Cold Water All Breeze Oxydol Ajax Sears Fab Cold Power Bold Rinso Phosphates per Load(gm) 48 47 42 42 41 34 31 30 29 29 29 26

TEST B(For Grouped Data)

NOTE: This test was taken from the book Elements of Statistics Third Edition by Elmer B. Mode. 1. The number of cases per year and the mean number of days of in-patients at a cerain hospital are tabulated below. What is the overall mean number of days per patients? Ward Surgical Medical Maternity Children Mean No. of Days 20 15 16 14 No. of Cases 180 237 96 68

2. The mean hourly rate of pay for each of four industries and the number of employed in each are given below. Compute the overall mean hourly rate. No. of Employed 463,000 1,328,000 217,000 97,000 Rate in Dollars 1.3 1.42 2.68 2.11

3. The weights in milligrams of the dry contents of a certain type of ampul : Weights 80-84 85-89 90-94 95-99 100-104 105-109 110-114 115-119 120-124 Find the mean, median and the mode. 4. A mathematics achievement test contained 40 questions for which the answers were marked either right or wrong. The distribution below summarizes the results. Find the mean, median and the mode. Number 2 7 18 32 14 10 3 1 1

No. of No. of Answers Correct

Frequency

0-2 3-5 6-8 9-11 12-14 15-17 18-20 21-23 24-26 27-29 30-32 33-35 36-40

0 1 3 10 11 17 24 25 22 16 7 3 0

5. Intelligence quotients of runaway boys(from Clairette P. Amstrong 660 Runaway Boys, Richard C. Badger, Gorham Press, Boston, 1932 p. 31). Find the mean, median and the mode.

I.Q. 30-39 40-49 50-59 60-69 70-79 80-89 90-99 100-109 110-119

Number 2 6 60 140 184 139 78 37 14

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