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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
April 17, 2012 by Patti

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 ...
April 23, 2013 by J.J

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.
August 7, 2009 by jessica

Math
In Exercises 1–6, 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.
July 29, 2009 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...
September 27, 2009 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 ...
June 4, 2010 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 ...
November 18, 2010 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 ...
October 31, 2010 by Jessica

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 ...
October 27, 2009 by Anonymous

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

Communication Theory
Identify misuse of language in Charlton Heston's speech from 1999 to Harvard Law School students. Provide specific examples if any exist.
July 6, 2009 by Michelle

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...
May 20, 2010 by Thara!

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...
February 27, 2011 by David

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.
September 9, 2008 by Leo

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.
October 28, 2010 by Jessica

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 ...
May 18, 2010 by cortez

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 ...
November 29, 2011 by shirley

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?
May 17, 2011 by Hunter

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?
October 11, 2010 by Kathy

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...
October 1, 2007 by Bruce

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)
February 27, 2012 by caryn

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 ...
September 18, 2011 by Leslie

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 ...
September 19, 2011 by Leslie

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 ...
May 15, 2012 by ken

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" ...
November 16, 2013 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.
May 10, 2012 by Anonymous

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 ...
June 3, 2011 by neil

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...
August 8, 2010 by yamini

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.
August 11, 2013 by Sean

statistics for health research
Descriptive statistics are widely used in qualitative research. When establishing if a population is normally distributed explain when the statistics of sample size, mean, mode, median, skewness and kurtosis will guide the researcher to make conclusions of a normal distribution.
June 16, 2014 by maureen

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 ...
November 16, 2013 by kitty

statistics
The following list is a sampling of the costs of various statistics textbooks used at several colleges. Give the upper confidence limit for a 95% confidence interval estimate for the mean cost of all statistics textbooks. 109.95; 92.00; 96.70; 84.85; 92.60; 84.45; 90.95; 77.00...
July 31, 2014 by martha

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 ...
July 13, 2012 by bria

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 ...
March 6, 2007 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?
November 17, 2013 by kitty

Statistics
3. A professor is interested in whether there is a difference in counseling students’ statistics competency scores among 1) those who have never taken any statistics course, 2) those who have only taken an undergraduate statistics course, 3) those who have taken COUN 503, and ...
December 9, 2012 by Ke Ke

math
The probability that Luis will pass his statistics test is 0.37. Find the probability that he will fail his statistics test.
July 12, 2011 by candy

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 ...
February 26, 2012 by tim

economics
What are the advantages and disadvantages of using a credit card? The good: Don't need to cary cash. Can buy needed goods on credit when you otherwise wouldn't be able to. The bad: Usually you pay high interest until the balance is zero. Most people are in debt up to their ...
May 31, 2007 by chrissy

Statistics- Math
Assume that a random sample is used to estimate a population proportion p. Find the margin of error E that corresponds to the given statistics and confidence level. n=550 x= 220, 90% confidence The margin of error E = (round to four decimal places)
February 9, 2012 by Jessica Adamas

Statistics
Use a x squared-test to test the claim about the population variance or standard deviation at the given level of significance and using the given sample statistics. Claim: ơ2 ≤ 60; α = 0.025. Sample statistics: s2 = 72.7, n = 15
December 26, 2007 by Brandon

Statistics
Use a chi-squared test to test the claim about the population variance or standard deviation at the given level of significance and using the given sample statistics. Claim: ơ2 ≤ 60; α = 0.025. Sample statistics: s2 = 72.7, n = 15
December 27, 2007 by Brandon

Intro to Healthcare Statistics
Discuss how statistics are generated and how statistical information is used by healthcare organizations. Explore the NC State Center for Health Statistics at the following website and discuss at least two types of statistic health information that NC collects.
August 25, 2013 by tammy

statistics health care
Why are measures of central tendency essential to descriptive statistics?
November 9, 2008 by marsh

Statistics
Can someone please give specific examples of how psychologists use statistics
June 26, 2011 by Carla

statistics
The mean annual income of employees who took a statistics course is greater than $60,000.
December 12, 2012 by john

statistics in health care
Why are measures of variability essential to inferential statistics?
July 26, 2008 by jean

statistics
What does the word "typical" have to do in relation to statistics? Is it the same as mode?
October 22, 2009 by mike

Statistics
Construct a descriptive statistics for 100 employees using intervals of 0-4, 4-8, 8-12, 12-16, 16-20.
January 26, 2010 by Bryant

Statistics
Two ways in which practical statistics outweighs statistical significance?
November 22, 2010 by Chrissy

Business Statistics
I looking for statistics practice exercise solution from chapter 12 by Roanld Weiers
August 9, 2009 by Heidy

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 ...
November 16, 2013 by kitty

statistics
the mean IQ of statistics teachers is greater than 110. write the existing state and alternative hypotheses.
July 5, 2012 by jeff

statistics
the average score on the statistics quiz was a 70, and there was a standard deviation of 10 points. If the z-socre was -1.0 what is the percentile rank?
March 2, 2014 by kim

Statistics
Please answer yes or no to the following question for my statistics project: Are you in favor of welfare for those in need?
May 16, 2014 by Emma

statistics in automotive
what type of statistics are used in manufacture company's
August 6, 2008 by AJ

statistics
What is a great topic to do a research paper on and apply statistics?
October 5, 2009 by stat

CRT 205
Does this statement have any vague or ambiguous? "President Obama's decision to force American taxpayers to foot the bill for abortions in the District of Columbia will cause the deaths of at least 1,000 more unborn children each year." After the House acted favorably on the ...
November 1, 2009 by Anonymous

Statistics
8.Using the following statistics to describe a distribution of data, what is the interquartile range? Minimum = 13 Q1 = 25 Median = 54 Q3 = 72 Maximum = 98 25. 12. 85. 47.
March 27, 2014 by Shawn

statistics
Can someone please help me understand how confidence intervals fit within the broader context of inferential statistics
May 29, 2014 by patiance

P Value Math Statistics
Find the P-value for the indicated hypothesis test with the given standardized test statistics, z. Decide whether to reject H0 for the given level of significance a. two-tailed test with test statistic z= -1.57 and a=0.04
February 24, 2013 by Katie

crt 205
State one argument made by the author. "President Obama's decision to force American taxpayers to foot the bill for abortions in the District of Columbia will cause the deaths of at least 1,000 more unborn children each year." After the House acted favorably on the president's...
November 1, 2009 by Anonymous

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 ...
November 15, 2013 by Katie

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?
March 31, 2014 by ashley

statistics
i am working out of the statistics in action text book and i need help with chapter 9 e39-e47 odds i do not understand it
May 13, 2009 by kolbey

Statistics
Is the following classified as interval, ordinal or nominal data? The marks achieved by the students in a statistics course out of 100.
September 29, 2010 by Rhea

statistics
what are the variables of statistics according to functional relatipnships?
June 25, 2008 by rhea

statistics
why are measures of variability essential to inferential statistics
September 29, 2009 by bernice

Statistics
What is the Central Limit Theorem and how can it be used in statistics?
October 14, 2009 by Martin

statistics
Why are measures of variability essential to inferential statistics?
May 17, 2010 by Rebecca

statistics
Why are measures of variability essential to inferential statistics?
June 28, 2010 by Jill

Grammar (Ms. Sue)
Indentify the tense of the underlined verb in each sentence below. 1). Statistics IS a branch of mathematics. 2). It DEALS with the study of numerical data. 3). Many people HAVE STUDIED statistics for work or fun. 4). Batting averages and scoring averages REPRESENT statistics...
March 27, 2013 by Anonymous

statistics
Scores on a recent national statistics exam were normally distributed with a mean of 80 and a standard deviation of 6. What is the percentile rank of a score of 89?
July 7, 2011 by Anonymous

statistics
I need to post some thought on using either the multiplication rule or probability to answer a question on my online statistics.
July 10, 2011 by keri

Statistics
2. Obtain and interpret descriptive statistics (Mean, Median, Variance, and Std. Dev.). Include the STATA outputs in your results. (Use Stat command “tabstat crimerat police59, statistics(mean, p50, var, sd)” (3 pts) . tabstat crimerat police59,statistics (mean, p50, var, sd) ...
November 8, 2011 by Mikey

statistics
Can someone tell me how to run data in Megastat on attribute values. I have an assignment and I need to get descriptive statistics on education levels
October 1, 2008 by Madison

Criminal Justice
What are the possible causes of the large disparity between official sources of crime statistics and the results of these other statistics projects?
October 6, 2008 by Bridgett

statistics
I need a good research question for my statistics project. I have to compare two to calculate the difference. variance/standard deviation etc.
April 19, 2011 by Kimberly

statistics
Suppose the following summary statistics are obtained from a large group of individuals:X =52.0, Sx= 8.7, Y =147.3, Sy = 16.9. Dorothy receives an Xscore of 52. What is her predicted Y score if r = o?
July 27, 2011 by Tina

statistics
consider the following sample statistics from a population that is aproximatly normal. n=15, s= 7.92,level of confidence is 99 % Calculate the margin of error( round to the nearest hunderth)
March 11, 2009 by Angela

statistics
consider the following sample statistics from a population that is aproximatly normal. n=15, s= 7.92,level of confidence is 99 % Calculate the margin of error( round to the nearest hunderth)
March 11, 2009 by Angela

statistics
Using the descriptive statistics for the weight of the babies in ounces suppose a friend of yours has given birth to a 10 pound 3 ounce baby. Is this unusual? why or why not?
January 28, 2014 by Anonymous

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

Statistics
Is anyone really good at research statistics?
February 26, 2010 by Sarah

statistics
what is the 4σ rule of thumb in statistics
January 25, 2011 by noel

Government
Im reading about the oublic and campaign finance reform and how many candidates have talked about campaign finance reform but nothing has really changed. Many say that poltical contributions have too much influence on elections and that it is a major problem for the system. ...
October 5, 2009 by Katia

business
Prepare a 700- to 1,050-word paper in which you describe the use of statistics within your workplace or a company with which you are familiar. Address the following questions in your paper: • How are statistics used in your workplace? • What is one example of descriptive ...
June 5, 2011 by angela

statistics
In class of 125 students, 70 students passed in Math, 56 students passed in Statistics, and 30 passed in both. The probability that a student selected at random from the class, has passed in only one subject is
March 22, 2012 by Anonymous

crt 205
Identify and name any rhetorical devices used by the author. If none exist, explain how you determined this. "President Obama's decision to force American taxpayers to foot the bill for abortions in the District of Columbia will cause the deaths of at least 1,000 more unborn ...
November 1, 2009 by Anonymous

statistics
18 workers at a large assembly plant were asked the time it took to commute to work. The data was analyzed in Minitab and the Descriptive Statistics for the data appears below. Descriptive Statistics: Minutes Variable N Mean Median TrMean StDev SE Mean Minutes 18 30.06 29.50 ...
December 9, 2012 by Anonymous

Statistics
In the population of typical college students, _ 5 75 on a statistics final exam _X 5 6.42 . For 25 students who studied statistics using a new technique, X 5 72.1. Using two tails of the sampling distribution and the .05 criterion: (a) What is the critical value? (b) Is this ...
February 14, 2014 by Anonymous

college pre statistics
consider the following sample statistics from a population that is aproximatly normal. n=15, s= 7.92,level of confidence is 99 % Calculate the margin of error( round to the nearest hunderth)
March 11, 2009 by Angela

college
describe how statistics can be important and influential in the nursing profession. Provide at least two examples where you have observed statistics to contribute positively to the needs of the customer.
October 19, 2010 by Elena

Math Help
According to statistics gathered as part of a research project by a group of statistics students on the college campus, 376 out of the 439 deaths attributed to lightning strikes were male. If all of the names of the deceased were placed into a drum and one (1) name was ...
September 22, 2011 by Jamie

Statistics
In the following two questions, 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+ ...
November 14, 2013 by Kitty

Statistics
A confidence interval was used to estimate the proportion of statistics students that are females. A random sample of 72 statistics students generated the following 90% confidence Interval: (.43, .63). based on the interval above, is the population proportion of females equal ...
November 22, 2010 by Anonymous

Statistics
In the following two questions, 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+ ...
November 15, 2013 by kitty

statistics
3. You obtain the following regression statistics for the relationship between defect rate and volume at one of your plants. You have a random sample of results from 160 shifts at the plant.
January 1, 2011 by john

statistics
A random sample of 12 joggers was asked to keep track and report the number of miles they ran last week. The responses are: 5.5 7.2 1.6 22.0 8.7 2.8 5.3 3.4 12.5 18.6 8.3 6.6 Compute the three statistics that measure central location
January 8, 2012 by Anonymous

statistics
A survey was taken in various Statistics classes and the following regression equation was obtained regarding the height and weight of students in the Statistics classes. Regression equation Height = 56.8 + 0.0712 Weight Given the regression equation above, what is the correct...
April 9, 2014 by Mea

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