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TheAceStudent:Whichofthefollowingaremeasuresofcentraltendency?SelectallthatapplyA++

Whichofthefollowingaremeasuresofcentraltendency?Selectall
thatapplyA++
Whichofthefollowingaremeasuresofcentraltendency?SelectallthatapplyA++
1.Whichofthefollowingaremeasuresofcentraltendency?Selectallthatapply
a.
b.
c.
d.
e.
f.
mean
median
mode
Variance
standarddeviation
lineartransformation
2.Whichofthefollowingaremeasuresofvariability?Selectallthatapply
a.
b.
c.
d.
e.
f.
mean
median
mode
variance
standarddeviation
lineartransformation
3.RachaelandPeterarediscussinghowthemeanvalueandvarianceaffectthedistribution
graph.Asthefollowinggraphshows,therearetwodistributions:AandB
PetersaidthatthedistributionAhasfattertailbecauseitshasbiggerstandarddeviation
thanthedistributionB.Rachaelsanswerisdifferent:shethinksthedistributionAhasa
smallerstandarddeviationthanthedistributionB.
Whodoyouthinkisright?
a.Peter
b.Rachael
c.Noneofthemareright.DistributionAandDistributionBhavethesamestandard
deviation
4.Inabellshapeddistribution,changing___canmakethedistributionflatter(i.e.more
compressed)andchanging___canshiftthedistributiontotheleftortotheright.
a.
b.
c.
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d.
Variance,mean
Mean,variance
Range,standarddeviation
Mode,range
e.Mean,range
f.Mode,variance
5.Aresearchstudyfoundthatinonephysicsclass,thecorrelationbetweenpreexamand
postexamgradeswas0.90.Thevarianceofpreexamgradeswas9andthevarianceof
postexamgradeswas16.Thus,thevarianceofthedifferencebetweenpreexamand
postexamgradesis:(showwork)
6.Imagethataresearcherexaminedhowthepeoplesheightsareassociatedwiththeir
salaries.Shefoundthatthecorrelationbetweenheights(measuredininches)andsalary
range(measuredindollars)was.36.Hadshemeasuredtheheightincminstead,what
wouldthecorrelationhavebeen?
a.
b.
c.
d.
e.
0.36
0.036
3.6
0.72
0.18
7.ThevarianceofXis64andthevarianceofyis36.XandYareindependent.Thus,the
sumofthevariancesbetweenXandYis:(showwork)
8.Aresearchstudyfoundthatforthenewcomingmedicalstudents,thecorrelation
betweenthetrailMedicalCollegeAdmissionTest(MCAT)gradesandrealMCAT
gradeswas0.60.Thevarianceofpreexamgradeswas81andthevarianceofpostexam
gradeswas100.Thus,thevarianceofthedifferencebetweenpreexamandpostexam
gradesis:(showwork)
9.Oneofthehallmarksofthescientificmethodisthatitdependsonempiricaldata.
a.True
b.False
10.Thebestwaytocodeaheightmeasureof1.8meterswouldbeto____
a.Havethesubjectwritetheirheightininches
b.Havethesubjectrecordtheinformationhowtheyarecomfortable,andthenhavethe
researchersconvertitovertoinchesifnecessary
c.Leaveitasisthecomputerunderstandsthisnotation
11.Ifyouwishedtoknowhowlongsinceyoursubjectshadeatenbreakfast,itwouldbe
bettertoaskthem_____
a.Whattimetheyatetheirbreakfastandwhattimeitisnow
b.Howmanyminutessincetheyatebreakfast
12.Theflawinwhichastudysamplestoofewobservationsfromasegmentofthe
populationiscalled___
a.Undercoveragebias
b.Survivorshipbias
c.Selfselectionbias
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13.Inanormaldistribution,__percentageoftheareaunderthecurveiswithinthree
standarddeviationsofthemean?
a.
b.
c.
d.
68%
50%
95%
99%
14.Anormaldistributionwithameanof10andstandarddeviationof5.Whatisthe
correspondingZscoreforacasehavingavalueof7?(showwork)
15.Foranormaldistributionwithameanof20andstandarddeviationof2,whatisthe
probabilityofgettinganumbergreaterthan26?
a.
b.
c.
d.
5%
2.5%
1%
0.5%
16.Abinomialdistributionisaprobabilitydistributionfor____eventsforwhichthereare
___possibleoutcomes
a.
b.
c.
d.
Independenttwo
Dependenttwo
Independentmultiple
DependentMultiple
17.
Inthefigureabove,whatisanestimatethecaloriesforacerealwithcarbohydrateof35
andfatof5?
a.
b.
c.
d.
e.
f.
between75100
between100125
between125150
between150175
between175200
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greaterthan200
18.Thecontourmapshownaboveindicatesthatasfatandcarbohydratesincrease,calories
increasebutnotataconstantrate.
a.True
b.False
19.
Thefigureaboveshows
a.datathatfollowstheassumeddistribution.
b.datathatdoesnotfollowtheassumeddistribution.
20.Theqqplotcanbeusedtoformallytestthe_________hypothesisthatthedataare
normallydistributed.Thisisdonebycomputingthecorrelationcoefficientofthenpoints
intheqqplot.
a.null
b.alternative
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