Posts by Nickie
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Numerous studies have found that males report higher self-esteem than females, especially for adolescents (Kling, Hyde, Showers, & Buswell, 1999). Typical results show a mean self-esteem score of M 39.0 with SS 60.2 for a sample of n 10 male adolescents and a ...
Functional foods are those containing nutritional supplements in addition to natural nutrients. Examples include orange juice with calcium and eggs with omega-3. Kolodinsky, et al. (2008) examined attitudes toward functional foods for college students. For American students, ...
Do you view a chocolate bar as delicious or as fattening? Your attitude may depend on your gender. In a study of American college students, Rozin, Bauer, and Catanese (2003) examined the importance of food as a source of pleasure versus concerns about food associated with ...
A sample consists of the following n 6 scores: 2, 7, 4, 6, 4, and 7. a. Compute the mean and standard deviation for the sample. b. Find the z-score for each score in the sample. c. Transform the original sample into a new sample with a mean of M 50 and s 10.
A national health organization predicts that 20% of American adults will get the flu this season. If a sample of 100 adults is selected from the population, a. What is the probability that at least 25 of the people will be diagnosed with the flu? (Be careful: at least 25...
A trick coin has been weighted so that heads occurs with a probability of p 2 3, and p(tails) 1 3. If you toss this coin 72 times, a. How many heads would you expect to get on average? b. What is the probability of getting more than 50 heads? c. What ...
A roulette wheel has alternating red and black numbered slots into one of which the ball finally stops to determine the winner. If a gambler always bets on black to win, what is the probability of winning at least 24 times in a series of 36 spins? (Note that at least 24 wins ...
A multiple-choice test has 48 questions, each with four response choices. If a student is simply guessing at the answers, a. What is the probability of guessing correctly for any question? b. On average, how many questions would a student get correct for the entire test? c. ...
Over the past 10 years, the local school district has measured physical fitness for all high school freshmen. During that time, the average score on a treadmill endurance task has been μ 19.8 minutes with a standard deviation of 7.2 minutes. Assuming that ...
In a population of exam scores, a score of X 48 corresponds to z1.00 and a score of X 36 corresponds to z 0.50. Find the mean and standard deviation for the population. (Hint: Sketch the distribution and locate the two scores on your sketch.) A ...
1. A distribution has a standard deviation of 12. Find the z-score for each of the following locations in the distribution. a. Above the mean by 3 points. b. Above the mean by 12 points. c. Below the mean by 24 points. d. Below the mean by 18 points. For the ...
A distribution has a standard deviation of 12. Find the z-score for each of the following locations in the distribution. a. Above the mean by 3 points. b. Above the mean by 12 points. c. Below the mean by 24 points. d. Below the mean by 18 points. For the following ...
A population has a mean of 30 and a standard deviation of 5. a. If 5 points were added to every score in the population, what would be the new values for the mean and standard deviation? b. If every score in the population were multiplied by 3 what would be...
Write the equation for the following situation: In one U.S. town, the annual consumption, s, of sugar (in kg per person) can be estimated by adding 30 to half the years, t, since 1975. Then graph the equation and use the graph to determine the sugar consumption in the year 1991.
Find the area of the shaded region given two points and the function y=cosx. Here's a figure (page 4 figure 7) math.upenn.edu/~deturck/m103/rogawski/chap6odd.pdf
If the ratio of girls to boys on the swim team is 2:3, which of these shows the possible number of girls to boys: A. 20 girls, 35 boys B. 24 girls, 36 boys
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How do you use possible symmetry to determine whether the graph is the graph of an even function, an odd function, of a function that is neither even or odd?