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Posted by **Jamar** on Sunday, February 20, 2011 at 4:29am.

Open the SPSS dataset talent.sav. This dataset is composed of responses to a survey of more than 500 high school seniors. The dataset was collected for the purpose of attempting to employ aptitude, achievement, and demographic variables to predict the seniors' future career choices.

Here are our variables:

Categorical predictor/"Fixed Factor" - "collplan" - this variable is composed of the individual’s membership in the following categories (the individual’s plan to focus on the following areas in college):

None

Teacher college

Agricultural college

Engineering college

Liberal arts

Music/arts

University

Other

No plans yet

Quantitative Outcome Variables:

"abstract" - a test of abstract reasoning

"creative" - a test of creativity

We are attempting to answer the following question: How well do the categorical predictor variable "factors" (levels) predict scores on a.) a measure of abstract reasoning ability, and b.) a measure of creativity?

Open the SPSS dataset talent.sav.

Select "Analyze," "General Linear Model," then "Multivariate."

Move "abstract" and "creative" into the Dependent Variable window.

Move "collplan" to the Fixed Factor window (categorical predictor variable).

"Continue"

Select "Options" - Under Factor(s) and Factor Interactions, move "collplan" to "Display means for" window

Select "Display," then check "Descriptive Statistics" and "Homogeneity tests."

"Continue"

Select "OK" to run the analyses.

On the basis of these analyses, answer the following questions:

What is the Box’s M Test F and associated p value? What does this tell us?

What is the Levene’s F and associated p value? What does this tell us?

Examining the Wilk’s Lambda for "collplan":

What is the F and associated p value?

What does this tell us?

Examining the descriptive statistics and the results of the omnibus F ratio, write a brief summary verbally interpreting these results for your reader.

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**PsyDAG**, Sunday, February 20, 2011 at 10:37amWe do not have access to your source.

Also, we do not do your work for you. Once you have attempted to answer your questions, we will be happy to give you feedback on your work. Although it might require more time and effort, you will*learn more*if you do your own work. Isn't that why you go to school?

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**Anonymous**, Wednesday, March 9, 2011 at 7:59pmWhat are the steps espoused by the Applied Statistics in Business and Economics for formal hypothesis testing? Provide examples.

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**damiesn**, Thursday, June 23, 2011 at 9:12pmBOX m 23.586 f= .925 p=.568

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**derrick**, Friday, July 20, 2012 at 12:26pmfind u=(*)

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