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April 16, 2014

April 16, 2014

Number of results: 228,967

**Math- Statistics misuse**

Who is the number one dermatologist?
*Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at 12:09pm by Ms. Sue*

**Psychology**

An essential part of scientific thinking is not only how to use statistics correctly, but also how to identify the misuse of statistics. Our textbook authors suggest that students should: Answer distrust all statistics because they convey a false impression of certainty and ...
*Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at 4:11pm by J.J*

**Math- Statistics misuse**

In an ad for moisturizing lotion, the following claim is made: "... it's the #1 dermatologist recommended brand What is misleading about the claim
*Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at 12:09pm by Patti*

**health**

Does this help? (from sahealthinfo) Effects of acute alcohol intoxications in South Africa * Alcohol misuse is causally implicated in a range of chronic health problems (e.g. cirrhosis of the liver). However, many of the primary effects of alcohol misuse occur from episodes ...
*Sunday, May 15, 2011 at 2:26pm by Emily*

**math**

Over 60% of the people who fly to Normal, Illinois, do so on American Airlines. Hence, most people prefer American to any other airline. describe the misuse or misinterpretation of statistics that may be involved.
*Friday, August 7, 2009 at 6:10pm by jessica*

**Math**

In Exercises 16, describe the misuse or misinterpretation of statistics that may be involved: Over 60% of the people who fly to Normal, Illinois, do so on American Airlines. Hence, most people prefer American to any other airline.
*Wednesday, July 29, 2009 at 11:22am by Anonymous*

**Math**

Identify the misuse or misrepresentation of statistics: 60% of all college students watch less than 2 hours of television per day. This conclusion was reached by a college student after she had questioned 520 randomly selected students exiting the library. What is wrong with...
*Sunday, September 27, 2009 at 12:40am by Matt*

**history**

International efforts are being made to safeguard against the misuse of weather modification. An example of the potential to "misuse" the weather is 1)eliminating droughts and deserts in the world 2)preventing floods in flood-prone areas 3)creating droughts or floods for ...
*Friday, June 4, 2010 at 5:42pm by kayci*

**math**

Describe the misuse or misinterpretation of statistics that may be involved. An ad for arcbrite claims that the detergent gets clothes twice as clean. I think it is wrong because there is no proof that the clothes get twice as clean. Also no clothes can be twice as clean they ...
*Thursday, November 18, 2010 at 12:51pm by m*

**english**

This what I wrote about the word "ABuse" and its history. Please tell me if I am definding the word correctly with examples and if my sentences are structured. Your help is apprected. To certain people the word abuse has many meanings; thus the word abuse itself was borrowed ...
*Sunday, October 31, 2010 at 3:46pm by Jessica*

**Criminal Justice**

Here are a number of sites on that: http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&ie=ISO-8859-1&q=misuse+of+DNA+profiles&btnG=Google+Search&aq=f&oq=&aqi= .com/search?hl=en&ie=ISO-8859-1&q=misuse+of+fingerprinting&btnG=Search&aq=f&oq=&aqi=
*Monday, June 8, 2009 at 3:38pm by GuruBlue*

**critical thinking**

The two rhetorical statements use so-called authorities to back them up. What is that called? The two fallacy questions use (or misuse?) statistics to back them up. What is that called?
*Sunday, May 31, 2009 at 6:45pm by Ms. Sue*

**Word Problem.**

Describe the misuse or misinterpretation of statistics that may be involved: Over 60% of the people who fly to Normal, Illinois, do so on American Airlines. Hence, most people prefer American to any other airline. I would think the statistic of 60% and it being on American ...
*Tuesday, October 27, 2009 at 1:00pm by Anonymous*

**English**

To certain people the word abuse has many meanings; thus the word abuse itself was borrowed from Middle French abuser. The noun abuse entered English in about 1439 as abuse, coming also from Middle French. Abuse is to misuse, to mistreat something wrongly that the individual ...
*Sunday, October 31, 2010 at 3:46pm by Writeacher*

**grammar**

They are important so that your reader thoroughly understands your meanings. Misuse of punctuation marks you as careless or uneducated.
*Monday, November 8, 2010 at 11:00pm by Ms. Sue*

**trig**

Assuming the normal 0° at North, and ignoring the misuse of the word "bearing", I'd say that the resultant heading of the plane is 246.7°
*Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 10:09am by Steve*

**Misc**

Yeah, I've heard a lot about that kind of stuff happening with teens who misuse their cell phone cameras.. Thanks -MC
*Tuesday, December 8, 2009 at 10:02am by mysterychicken*

**English**

Amy/Leah/whoever, This website is for helping students with their homework, not giving advice. Further misuse of the site will get you banned.
*Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 8:36pm by Writeacher*

**m/c**

Which of the following refers to when a researcher gathers data from a sample and uses the statistics generated to reach conclusions about the population from which the sample was taken? inferential statistics holistic statistics conclusive statistics descriptive statistics is...
*Thursday, May 20, 2010 at 8:55pm by Thara!*

**bogus typo**

dang - that's "effect"! I hate it when people misuse affect and effect. :-(
*Thursday, August 15, 2013 at 4:07pm by Steve*

**life orientation**

I thnk people who misuse them can cause car accidents..losing control of the car
*Wednesday, August 22, 2012 at 2:13pm by Gontse*

**Communication Theory**

Identify misuse of language in Charlton Heston's speech from 1999 to Harvard Law School students. Provide specific examples if any exist.
*Monday, July 6, 2009 at 1:46pm by Michelle*

**english**

how do you misuse pronouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions and conjunctions. Im trying to help my little brother but im lost.
*Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at 10:16pm by Chase*

**statistics page on jiskha**

Does anyone find the picture as funny as I do? http://www.jiskha.com/math/statistics/ It's a baby holding a statistics textbook.
*Tuesday, September 9, 2008 at 11:48am by Leo*

**Math**

Could someone please help me to identify what type of misrepresentation or misuse have demonstrated by the statement below. Here are choices only one of them connects with this statement: Which one?
male children born to women who smoke during pregnancy run a risk of violent...
*Sunday, February 27, 2011 at 11:31am by David*

**English**

Watch out for these things: ~run-on sentence ~incorrect verb choice (tense) ~use of "you" in an otherwise 3rd-person write-up ~use/misuse of commas
*Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 6:33pm by Writeacher*

**statistics**

Statistics play s a major role in the health care field in today's environment. Please provide how statistics can be important and influential in the nursing profession. Provide at least two examples where you ahve observed statistics to contribute positively to the needs of ...
*Tuesday, May 18, 2010 at 3:44pm by cortez*

**Statistics**

What is an example of a research problem at your organization that would benefit from the use of either descriptive statistics or probability distribution statistics?
*Monday, October 11, 2010 at 3:10pm by Kathy*

**statistics**

Follow the guidelines here: http://math.about.com/od/statistics/a/MeanMedian.htm The three statistics they have in mind are probably median, mean and mode. In this case, there is no mode, since no number appears more than once.You might tell them what the range is, instead of ...
*Sunday, January 8, 2012 at 11:26pm by drwls*

**statistics**

I've got to do a project in my math statistics unit. Surveying people on a resturant. How do I do a draft on poster paper?
*Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at 1:47pm by Hunter*

**english**

I picked topic which is Abuse and the history of the word which is misuse. Please tell me ways to write about this word and what can i compare it to. I have to write the meaning of the word, including its history. Thanks for helping me.
*Thursday, October 28, 2010 at 7:53pm by Jessica*

**statistics page on jiskha**

Super!!!!! That poor child looks as befuzzled as I feel when confronted with statistics. Besides, statistics are illogical <G>
*Tuesday, September 9, 2008 at 11:48am by GuruBlue*

**statistics -- needs help**

That's really a statistics question. Please wait until a math tutor comes online.
*Wednesday, October 5, 2011 at 6:04pm by Ms. Sue*

**statistics anova**

a professor is interested in whether there is a differnce in counseling student's statistics competency scores among 1) those who have never taken any statistics ourse, 2) those who have only taken an undergraduate statistics course, 3)
*Monday, February 27, 2012 at 3:04pm by caryn*

**science**

select one region of the world and identify at least two serious environmental problems, such as soil degradation, air or water pollution, pesticide misuse, overpopulation, wildlife extinction or threatened biodiversity, and deforestation, that impact this region. What seem to...
*Monday, October 1, 2007 at 1:05pm by Bruce*

**Statistics**

In the following question, identify which choices would be considered inferential statistics and which would be considered inferential statistics. 1. of 500 randomly selected people in new york city, 210 people had O+ blood. a) "42 percent of the people in NYC have O+ blood" ...
*Saturday, November 16, 2013 at 8:55pm by kitty*

**writing **

Which of the following statements is not a general rule for using statistics in a classroom speech? A The more statistics the better. Use statistics sparingly Make sure information is up to date Round off long numbers.
*Thursday, May 10, 2012 at 12:28pm by Anonymous*

**english**

What criticisms have English teachers made about your papers? Are you too wordy? Do you have a problem with subject/verb agreement? Do you have other grammatical mistakes? Do you lack originality? Do you misuse words? Do you have a problem organizing your papers?
*Friday, October 5, 2007 at 10:01pm by Ms. Sue*

**computers**

http://www.google.com/search?q=data+protection+act&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&client=firefox-a&rlz=1R1GGLL_en___US379 http://www.google.com/search?q=computer+misuse+act&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&client=firefox-a&rlz=1R1GGLL_en___US379 Have no clue what the missing one is!!!
*Saturday, June 19, 2010 at 7:38am by Writeacher*

**statistics**

5. The table below shows Psychology exam scores, Statistics Exam scores, and IQ scores for a random sample of students. What can you observe in the relationship between IQ and psychology, psychology and statistics, and IQ and statistics? Using a web-calculator, obtain the ...
*Tuesday, November 29, 2011 at 12:12am by shirley*

**English 2 Animal Farm**

Animal Farm is replete with subtle and not so-subtle lessons on blind conformity and the misuse of power.Discuss the importance of education of the masses,knowledge of history, idealist thought and class structure as represented in the novel. At the same time, address the ...
*Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at 5:39pm by ken*

**statistics help**

For complete post, please see Statistics help with Statistics help Part 2 and Part 3
*Monday, July 28, 2008 at 11:24am by Student*

**Word Problem.**

You are dead wrong. First, what airlines fly to Normal, and on what routes. That is the first misuse. Secondly, do the flight patterns of folks going to Normal reflect folks going to NYC, or MIA? Not many folks fly to Normal. Is there a prison there?
*Tuesday, October 27, 2009 at 1:00pm by bobpursley*

**checking if grammar is proper **

Actually, the subject itself is a pet peeve of mine -- the misuse of "if" when "whether" should be used. <nitpick> Waxing pedantic, I'd have to say that as written, you'll only be checking "if the grammar is proper." If it's not, you won't check. </nitpick>
*Saturday, November 12, 2011 at 9:28am by Steve*

**Statistics Math Help**

Z = (score-mean)/SD Find table in the back of your statistics text labeled something like "areas under normal distribution" to find the proportions related to the Z scores.
*Saturday, June 18, 2011 at 1:10am by PsyDAG*

**P Value Math Statistics**

Find table in the back of your statistics text labeled something like "areas under normal distribution" to find the proportion/probability of Z = -1.57. Is that less than .04?
*Sunday, February 24, 2013 at 11:23pm by PsyDAG*

**Statistics**

oops typo, In the following question, identify which choices would be considered descriptive statistics and which would be considered inferential statistics.
*Saturday, November 16, 2013 at 8:55pm by kitty*

**Survey of Mathematics**

In a recent article, the author states that 71% of adults do not use sunscreen. Although 71% is a large percentage, explain why it could be misleading. As you answer the questions above, identify what types of misrepresentation or misuse have been demonstrated by referring to ...
*Sunday, September 18, 2011 at 3:58pm by Leslie*

**Statistics**

1. of 500 randomly selected people in new york city, 210 people had O+ blood. a) "42 percent of the people in NYC have O+ blood" Is the statement descriptive statistics or inferential statistics? b) "58 percent of the people in NYC do not have type O+ blood" Is the statement ...
*Saturday, November 16, 2013 at 10:42pm by kitty*

**Math-Statistics**

In the back of your statistics text, there is a table labeled something like "areas under the normal distribution." Look for the portion values for the larger or smaller portion to get your Z score. I hope this helps.
*Wednesday, December 9, 2009 at 8:57pm by PsyDAG*

**statistics**

Right, this is descriptive statistics, not inferential. http://sociology.about.com/od/Statistics/a/Descriptive-inferential-statistics.htm
*Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 10:49am by PsyDAG*

**Mat126: Survery of Mathematics**

In a recent article, the author states that 71% of adults do not use sunscreen. Although 71% is a large percentage, explain why it could be misleading. As you answer the questions above, identify what types of misrepresentation or misuse have been demonstrated by referring to ...
*Monday, September 19, 2011 at 9:26pm by Leslie*

**statistics**

We believe that 77% of the population of all Business Statistics I students consider statistics to be an exciting subject. Suppose we randomly and independently selected 40 students from the population. If the true percentage is really 77%, find the probability of observing 39...
*Sunday, August 8, 2010 at 2:01pm by yamini*

**math**

The probability that Luis will pass his statistics test is 0.37. Find the probability that he will fail his statistics test.
*Tuesday, July 12, 2011 at 7:25pm by candy*

**Statistics**

of 500 randomly selected people in new york city, 210 people had O+ blood. a) "42 percent of the people in NYC have O+ blood" Is the statement descriptive statistics or inferential statistics?
*Friday, November 15, 2013 at 9:45am by becca*

**Statistics**

Statistics allow psychologists (or anybody) to determine trends. Once trends have been determined, statistics allow people to analyze exceptions to these trends.
*Sunday, June 26, 2011 at 7:11pm by PsyDAG*

**math/statistics**

Could anyone explaint to me what role the Binomial Theory plays in statistics and probability? Using statistics, we can make statements about a population based on sample data. Probability helps us make those statements. The binomial theory can be used to determine ...
*Tuesday, March 6, 2007 at 10:11pm by Jennie*

**Statistics**

Of 500 randomly selected people in new york city, 210 people had O+ blood. "58 percent of the people in NYC do not have type O+ blood" Is the statement descriptive statistics or inferential statistics?
*Sunday, November 17, 2013 at 5:08pm by kitty*

**Statistics**

No math, just use the table. Find table in the back of your statistics text labeled something like "areas under normal distribution" to find the proportion between the mean and a Z score of .54.
*Monday, October 4, 2010 at 2:09pm by PsyDAG*

**statistics-math**

Z = (score-mean)/SD Find table in the back of your statistics text labeled something like "areas under normal distribution" to find the proportion related to Z score. Change to percentage.
*Wednesday, November 9, 2011 at 3:25pm by PsyDAG*

**statistic**

1.The state highway patrol stops every 5th car on highway 210 to check drivers' licenses and registrations. Which sampling technique are they using? systematic sampling -chose this one convenience sampling cluster sampling simple random sampling stratified sampling 2.You ...
*Friday, July 13, 2012 at 6:56am by bria*

**Math/Statistics**

A statistics teacher believes that the final exam grade for her elementary stats class have a normal distribution with a mean of 82 and a standard deviation on 8. Find the score which separates the top 10% of the scores from the lowest 90% of the scores.
*Sunday, August 11, 2013 at 8:51pm by Sean*

**Math Statistics**

Z = (score-mean)/SD Find table in the back of your statistics text labeled something like "areas under normal distribution" to find the proportions/probabilities related to the Z scores. Reverse process with last question, starting with .90.
*Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 12:13am by PsyDAG*

**Math/Statistics**

Look up Z = 1.41 in the back of a statistics text in a table called something like "areas under a normal distribution." Since this is a percentile above the mean, the proportion is given in the larger part. Convert that to a percentile. I hope this helps. Thanks for asking.
*Wednesday, March 25, 2009 at 9:37pm by PsyDAG*

**Math-Statistics**

Z = (score-mean)/SD 95% = Z = ±1.96 Values for A-D are not 95%. Find table in the back of your statistics text labeled something like "areas under normal distribution" to find the percentages related to the Z scores.
*Monday, February 21, 2011 at 4:24am by PsyDAG*

**elementary statistics**

Resources: Ch.1 & 2 of Elementary Statistics Complete the following problems from Ch. 1 of Elementary Statistics: o Case Study on p. 15 o Real Statistics/Real Decisions on p. 28 Complete the following problems from Ch. 2 of Elementary Statistics: o Case Study on p. 92 o ...
*Friday, April 16, 2010 at 6:10pm by Anonymous*

**Statistics**

a) the statement descriptive statistics c) the statement inferential statistics
*Saturday, November 16, 2013 at 10:42pm by Kuai*

**math (statistics)**

Z = (x - μ)/SD Z = (51 - 59)/8 a) Find table in the back of your statistics text labeled something like "areas under normal distribution" to find the proportion below that Z score. b) Multiply the above proportion by 31.
*Sunday, March 28, 2010 at 7:53pm by PsyDAG*

**Statistics**

On the last three Friday evening, City hospital diagnosed a number of heroin overdoses. There were four on 1/14/20xx, two on 1/21/20xx, and six on 1/28/20xx. a) "City Hospital averaged four herion overdoses in their ER for the last three Firday evenings" Is the statement ...
*Saturday, November 16, 2013 at 10:44pm by kitty*

**Government**

Thats helpful thank you. I also want to add this as another justification for why the bill should pass: Members with disabilities may not want to self-identify due to concerns about bias, prejudice, and misuse of information. If this bill were to pass, then people with ...
*Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 6:37pm by Anonymous*

**statistics**

12. A statistics student received a grade of 85 on a statistics midterm. If the corresponding z score equaled +1.50, and the standard deviation equaled 7, what was the average grade on this exam? a. 95.5 b. 74.5 c. 78.0 d. Cannot determine without knowing how many took the ...
*Sunday, February 26, 2012 at 3:08pm by tim*

**statistics**

In a statistics class of 45 students, 12 have a strong intrest in statistics. If two students are selected at random from this class, what is the propability that both of them have a strong interest in statisitcs?
*Monday, March 31, 2014 at 4:31am by ashley *

**statistics in health care**

Why are measures of variability essential to inferential statistics?
*Saturday, July 26, 2008 at 10:52am by jean*

**statistics**

What does the word "typical" have to do in relation to statistics? Is it the same as mode?
*Thursday, October 22, 2009 at 9:27pm by mike*

**Statistics**

Two ways in which practical statistics outweighs statistical significance?
*Monday, November 22, 2010 at 5:22pm by Chrissy*

**mass media -- statistics**

Help needed here for statistics.
*Monday, April 14, 2008 at 9:22pm by Ms. Sue*

**statistics in automotive**

what type of statistics are used in manufacture company's
*Wednesday, August 6, 2008 at 3:54pm by AJ*

**Probabilty/Statistics**

i need to learn probability & statistics. completly.
*Friday, February 8, 2008 at 4:02pm by sai*

**statistics**

in statistics, if they say at least 5, than it means that it's x<5 or x>5?
*Monday, January 19, 2009 at 5:24pm by Anonymous*

**statistics**

What is a great topic to do a research paper on and apply statistics?
*Monday, October 5, 2009 at 7:00pm by stat*

**STATISTICS QUESTION**

Look at a X^2 table in the back of your statistics text.
*Thursday, December 1, 2011 at 8:56pm by PsyDAG*

**Statistics**

I'm not quite sure... I haven't taking a Statistics course. Maybe someone else can confirm your logic.
*Saturday, November 17, 2007 at 2:49pm by Michael*

**statistics health care**

Why are measures of central tendency essential to descriptive statistics?
*Sunday, November 9, 2008 at 5:01pm by marsh*

**Statistics**

Can someone please give specific examples of how psychologists use statistics
*Sunday, June 26, 2011 at 7:11pm by Carla*

**statistics**

https://statistics.laerd.com/statistical-guides/standard-score-3.php
*Wednesday, May 9, 2012 at 12:55pm by TutorCat*

**statistics**

I really don't understand statistics and am not sure if I am trying to make it harder than it needs to be, but I am lost!
*Saturday, September 29, 2012 at 8:55am by Anonymous*

**statistics**

The mean annual income of employees who took a statistics course is greater than $60,000.
*Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 1:13pm by john*

**statistics**

what are the variables of statistics according to functional relatipnships?
*Wednesday, June 25, 2008 at 5:07am by rhea*

**statistics**

why are measures of variability essential to inferential statistics
*Tuesday, September 29, 2009 at 7:13pm by bernice*

**Statistics**

What is the Central Limit Theorem and how can it be used in statistics?
*Wednesday, October 14, 2009 at 7:41pm by Martin*

**Statistics**

I believe Statistics is your school subject.
*Saturday, April 17, 2010 at 9:38pm by Ms. Sue*

**statistics**

Why are measures of variability essential to inferential statistics?
*Monday, May 17, 2010 at 3:42pm by Rebecca*

**statistics**

Why are measures of variability essential to inferential statistics?
*Monday, June 28, 2010 at 1:22pm by Jill*

**Statistics **

Parametric statistics assume a normal distribution.
*Tuesday, July 13, 2010 at 8:04am by PsyDAG*

**Statistics**

Your school subject is probably Statistics.
*Sunday, July 18, 2010 at 12:18pm by Ms. Sue*

**Statistics**

It is a meaningful mathematical statement, but I don't see what it has to do with statistics.
*Friday, December 3, 2010 at 9:37pm by drwls*

**statistics**

Google "chi-square statistics article."
*Sunday, July 3, 2011 at 1:22am by PsyDAG*

**statistics**

This looks like a Poisson statistics problem.
*Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at 5:03am by drwls*

**Statistics**

To do inferential procedures comparing two proportions, we need another variance formula (our ruler). This formula is based on what principle? A) The variance of the difference of two statistics is the difference of the variances of each statistic. B) The variance of the ...
*Friday, November 15, 2013 at 7:30pm by Katie*

**Chemistry**

I should call your attention to the misuse of symbols. I assume you meant 3.8E5 or you could have written 3.89 x 10^5. How many mols NaOH do you have. pH = 10.82; therefore, pOH = 14.0-10.82 = 3.18 and (3.18 = log(OH^-); therefore,(OH^-) = 6.6E-4. Then mL x M NaOH = mL x M HCl...
*Thursday, June 21, 2012 at 2:31am by DrBob222*

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