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December 6, 2016

# Search: Math- Statistics misuse

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social studies
International efforts are being made to safeguard against the misuse of weather modification.an example of the potential to misuse the weather is
February 21, 2016 by Anonymous

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

science
International efforts are being made to safeguard against the misuse of weather modification. An example of the potential to "misuse" the weather is 2)creating droughts or floods for military purposes 4)modifying jungle environments to accommodate transportation needs
November 5, 2015 by john5

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 ...
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 ...
November 5, 2015 by sam

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

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

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

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

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!

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

Healthcare
What are some concerns in informatics? privacy and confidentiality protection of human subjects from potential misuse a and b there are no potential threats to anyone A?
July 16, 2016 by Anonymous

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 ...
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

P.E.
_______________ occurs when a person internationally uses drug improperly. A side affect Drug misuse*** Drug synergism Drug abuse Thanks!!
May 8, 2015 by Anonymous

math
• what is statistics • Perspective statistics • inferential statistics • Data statistics • Example of a Quantitative data • Example of a Qualitative data • What is population •what are the different scale of measurement • what are the different ways/method to...
January 17, 2015 by Anonymous

P.E. ASAP PLZ
A person who has a really bad cough decides to take twice the recommended amount of cough syrup. This is an example of Drug misuse*** Drug abuse A drug overdose Proper drug use
May 29, 2015 by Anonymous

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

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
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

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

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

Health
Nausea, vomiting, or headache after taking a drug may be due to A . Dependency B . Addiction C . Side effects D . Tolerance •• ________ occurs when a person intentionally uses a drug improperly. A. A side effect •• B. Drug misuse C. Drug synergism D. Drug abuse Correct...
January 7, 2016 by Amanda PlZ HELP ME!!!

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

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

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

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
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

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

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

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

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

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
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, ...
December 9, 2012 by Ke Ke

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

Elementary Statistics
determine whether the given is a statistics or parameter. 1.) There are 50 capitol states in the US. Answer: Parameter 2.) Among the flights included in the sample of flights in Data set 15 in Appendix B, 21% arrived late. Answer: Statistics
May 26, 2015 by Mar

statistics
On this semesters final exam, john scored 72 on his calculus exam and 53 on his statistics exam. The z score for both exams was the same. Which on would he do better on? a. calculus b.statistics c. the exam scores are equivalent
October 10, 2014 by mike

statistics
On this semesters final exam, john scored 72 on his calculus exam and 53 on his statistics exam. The z score for both exams was the same. Which on would he do better on? a. calculus b.statistics c. the exam scores are equivalent
October 11, 2014 by mike

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
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

Statistics
Where can I find the ti83 plus input functions for beginning statistics course
October 30, 2014 by Donna

Statistics
Will somebody help me find statistics on the spread of AIDS from its discovery to the present?
January 6, 2016 by Victoria

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

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
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- 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
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

Statistics (Math 210)
Hi there, I am doing my statistics homework and am having trouble with a few problems. I sincerely appreciate any help I receive! :) A manufacturer claims the standard deviation of salt in their meat is .5. An SRS of 18 samples shows the standard deviation (s)= .62 (alpha = ....
December 4, 2016 by Chris

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
May 29, 2014 by patiance

statistics
a study was conducted of all 1849 students in a certain country.whether the value is parameter or statistics
September 20, 2014 by rahul

Math statistics
Ten percent of Americans adults are left-handed. A statistics class has 50 students in attendance. Find the standard deviation for the number of left-handed students in such classes of 50 students
July 7, 2015 by Lizzy

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

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

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

Math
The college president asks the statistics teacher to estimate the average age of the students at their college. How large a sample is necessary? The statistics teacher decides the estimate should be accurate within half year and be 92% confident. From a previous study, the ...
September 21, 2014 by Don

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

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, ...
November 8, 2011 by Mikey

statistics
On the second day of Statistics, my teacher gave to me….two turtle doves. The pet store that my Statistics teacher frequents has 25 doves, of which 8 are turtle doves. (See * below. This is not a trick question as turtle doves really do exist. If you are visualizing a cross ...
December 21, 2015 by Nicole

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
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

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
"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"
February 6, 2016 by Perry

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

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