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statistics
What tools can be used to collect data? What are some of the issues that occur with data collection? Are some tools more appropriate for collecting certain types of data and why?
October 11, 2009 by MArie

Science
An experiment always starts with: data collection or theory or group selection or randomization. I have you ask a question then do background research....so does that mean the answer to the question would be data collection? Sorry
January 21, 2012 by Sue

human services
please tell me if I am correct: a data collection method could be a face to face interview or an observation and a data collection instruments are summary report forms, questionaries, and behavioral diaries? Also could you explain to me what managerial research is?
January 30, 2012 by Anonymous

Research and Evaluation
I know what primary and secondary data collections are, but why must secondary data collection be conducted early in a project and the primary data collection be done later in the project?
October 19, 2010 by Mom of 8

environmental science
Please check this: Scientists use statistics to a. graph data b. analyze data c. communicate ideas to each other d. all of the above B ( in my book it says: scientists rely on and use statistics to summarize, characterize, analyze, and compare data. statistics is usually a ...
August 27, 2009 by y912f

education
How does data collection integrate with your teaching and learning in the classroom and How do data analyses affect your instructional strategies
February 27, 2012 by danie

Criminal Justice -rsearch and statistics
I have to write a description of an original research project at least 4 pages long. I have to formulate a theory based on any subject that is relevant to the criminal justice system. My theory should be a definitive statement . There are 3 sections; Theory Construction Data ...
June 21, 2012 by Lonni

Data
Research South Carolina for data that is commonly used in health services systems. This includes census data, vital statistics data (birth, deaths, marriages, and divorces), surveillance data, administrative data, and survey research data. Keep in mind that most of this data ...
January 11, 2013 by Norma

statistics
Group the largest data set and find mean, median, mode, variance, standard deviation, 15-th, 45-th and 80-th percentiles of the grouped data. Then find the same sample statistics using the ungrouped data. Is there any difference? Comment.
November 20, 2011 by metu

Int. science
The creation of graphs usually occurs during _____. data analysis data collection observation questioning I think it might be B
October 2, 2014 by Mclovin

statistics
The following data on the number of iron workers in the United States for the years 1978 through 2008 are provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Using regression techniques discussed in this section, analyze the data for trend. Develop a scatter plot of the data and ...
October 2, 2011 by Anonymous

intro to software development
I have aa assignment that asks to identify three processes or capapbilities needed to track of home dvd and and cd collection. identify the input data required for each process, and identify a logical name for each data outputitem and type of data out put. What is this?
October 16, 2009 by mary

math
joe wants his sticker collections. he wants to increase his collection by 20%. if he has 1400 stickersin his collection now, ho many stickers does he need to add to his collection?
May 28, 2012 by Hunter

statistics
solve this math statistic problem: an insurance company insures a person's antique coin collection worth $20,000 for an annual premium of $300. If the company figures that the probability of the collection being stolen is 0.002, what will be the company's expected profit?
March 24, 2013 by Anonymous

Statistics - Data Collection
If you were in a cafeteria full of students and you wanted to randomly divide 10 students into group A and 10 students into group B, what would be the least biased way to do it?
May 26, 2010 by Bob

Data Gathering and Inference
When the production manager finds the average life of her bulb-lifetime data, it is an example of what phase of inferential statistics? A. Data organization. B. Data gathering. C. Data analysis. D. Probability-based inference.
May 8, 2013 by Tifini

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!

Stats
Sooo I'm a little confused on these 2 questions: 1. Sample: a. method of collecting, presenting, and describing sample data b. a numerical value summarizing all the data of an entire population c. a collection, or set, of individuals, objects, or event whose properties are to ...
June 11, 2013 by mysterychicken

Statistics
Let x be the elevation (in thousands of feet) for an archaeological site in the southwestern United States. Let y be the percentage of unidentified artifacts (no specific cultural affiliation) at a given elevation. Suppose that the following data were obtained for a collection...
June 14, 2010 by John

Statistics
Let x be the elevation (in thousands of feet) for an archaeological site in the southwestern United States. Let y be the percentage of unidentified artifacts (no specific cultural affiliation) at a given elevation. Suppose that the following data were obtained for a collection...
June 14, 2010 by John

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
Give a brief account of the chief methods of collecting primary data? My answer: is personal Investigation Through investigation collection through questionnaire and through telephone, and of course i have explained each one of them, i just wanted whether what i have written ...
March 29, 2012 by pallavi

ICT
can anybody get me a collection of data of a movie!!!plzzzzzzzzzz..............its urgent thxx... xxx
September 15, 2008 by jess

Physics
Why is it important to use the maximum force reading from a data collection?
October 5, 2014 by Nicole

Statistics
I you are told that a data set has a mean of 25 and a variance of 0 you can conclude that A)There is only one observation in the data set B) There are no observations in the data set C)All of the observation in the data set are 25 D)Someone has made a mistake E) None of the ...
September 13, 2011 by Dom

M/C
A researcher studies the effectiveness of managers at a small company containing 46 employees. The researcher interviews every employee, gathers data, analyzes the data, and writes up a report of her findings for company management. Company management uses the report to ...
May 20, 2010 by Thara!

Information Technology
In the second column, list at least three processes (capabilities) necessary to keep track of your home CD or DVD collection. In the first column, identify the input data required for each of the processes. In the last column, identify a logical name for each output data item ...
November 10, 2009 by Christina

MTH233/statistics UOP
Find one quantitative and one qualitative data set from a reliable source and determine the best way to present that data graphically. Show your graph and explain your reasoning for choosing this presentation method. When might the reported median of data be more appropriate ...
July 22, 2010 by sue

social studies
"how can a collection of statistics be biased?" my friend asked this
October 10, 2010 by Michael

Finance
1- How can management practices speed the collection of receivables? 2-Which management practices tend to slow the collection of receivables? 3-How have recent changes in the banking industry influenced the collection process?
June 15, 2009 by Linda

Elementary Statistics need help ASAP
Measures of Central Tendency Be sure to show your work so that partial credit may be awarded. 4. An MM207 statistics class surveyed 24 students to find out how many hours they spent doing homework during the previous week. 10 11 10 8 10 10 15 12 10 8 13 11 11 13 10 11 13 10 11...
November 2, 2009 by Roxanne Singleton

nursing
What is the nurse’s role in data collection, patient privacy, and ethical treatment of human subjects?
September 22, 2011 by julie

Res/341
what are some ways to reduce bias in focus groups or any data collection method?
March 23, 2012 by anita

Elements of Statistics
the world health organization's center of aids research is planning to write a report on aids infection among drug users all of the world. in a recent study conducted on 1,000,000 drug users, 52% indicated that they are using heroin on regular basis, 37% indicated that they ...
March 19, 2011 by Tina

BIOLOGY
what is an hypothesis. a. a prediction b.a collection of data c.a possible explanation tha can be tested d. a controlled experiment. i think is d
January 19, 2012 by Lola

Math
How do I set this up and solve it? Tom has a collection of 30 CDs and Nita has a collection of 15 CDs. Tom is adding 1 CD a month to his collection while Nita is adding 4 CDs a month to her collection. Find the number of months after which they will have the same number of CDs.
January 27, 2012 by Mary

Statistics
Select a random sample of 30 student responses to question 6, "How many credit hours are you taking this term?" Using the information from this sample, and assuming that our data set is a random sample of all Kaplan statistics students, estimate the average number of credit ...
January 19, 2012 by Anonymous

Statistics
Select a random sample of 30 student responses to question 6, "How many credit hours are you taking this term?" Using the information from this sample, and assuming that our data set is a random sample of all Kaplan statistics students, estimate the average number of credit ...
January 19, 2012 by Anonymous

statistics
Given the following data: 18,12,18,20,16,20,18,36,16,18, 14,20,24,20,5,18,10,15,24. Determine the mean, median and mode of this data
December 8, 2010 by toya

Statistics
A set of 50 data values has a mean of 27 and a variance of 16. I. Find the standard score (z) for a data value = 19. II. Find the probability of a data value < 19. III. Find the probability of a data value > 19. Show all work.
February 25, 2012 by Blackqueen

Statistics
Are large or small data sets more appropriate for using perecentiles to summarize data? Why?
January 24, 2010 by Anonymous

Statistics
A set of 50 data values has a mean of 15 and a variance of 25. Find the standard score of a data value = 20
October 12, 2011 by Jen

statistics
A set of 50 data values has a mean of 15 and a variance of 36. Find the standard score of a data value = 30
August 28, 2012 by Kcr7

statistics
9. Explain the transformation needed to convert the following data to a linear data set. {(1, 0.98), (2, 1.39), (3, 1.71), (4, 1.98), (5, 2.22), (6, 2.43)} (6 points)
December 13, 2013 by helen

Statistics
A set of 50 data values has a mean of 35 and a variance of 25. I. Find the standard score (z) for a data value = 26. II. Find the probability of a data value > 26.
October 17, 2011 by don

statistics
A set of data is normally distributed with a mean of 98 and a standard deviation of 15. What is the probability that the value from the data is less than 88 ? 
December 1, 2011 by Anonymous

Statistics
A researcher determines that 42.7% of all downtown office buildings have ventilation probles. Is this census data or sample data?
June 18, 2012 by Dianne

Statistics
start with X=100 and add four x values to make a samle of 5 data such that the standard deviation of these data equals 0
November 16, 2012 by Jerry

statistics
The mean of a normally distributed data set is 226.2. The data item, 230, has a z-score of 0.2. Find the standard deviation.
January 16, 2013 by Anonymous

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
Suppose you have a data set that is normal and with a mean of 78 and a standard deviation of 9. Within what range would you expect to fine 95% of the data?
December 13, 2010 by Razz

statistics
Use the data given to test the following hupotheses. Assume the data are normally distributed in the population. Ho: M=7.48 Ha:m>7.48 xbar = 6.91, n=24, sigma=1.21,alpha=.01
April 19, 2011 by daniel

Statistics
Start with x = 100 and add four x values to make a sample of five data such that the standard deviation of these data equals 0
October 12, 2011 by Jen

statistics
provided with data representing the time it took husbands and wives to run a mile. All data are in minutes Husband Wife 8.2 9.7 8.9 8.5 9.7 8.9 9.8 8 10 9 7.9 7.9 6.7 8 8.9 7.9 12.2 9.9 15 10.2 8.8 8.4 8.9 -- 21 10.4 11.3 9.2
November 6, 2011 by Sherry

statistics
Start with x = 100 and add four x values to make a sample of five data such that the standard deviation of these data equals 0.
January 13, 2012 by dream

statistics
Start with x = 100 and add four x values to make a sample of five data such that the standard deviation of these data equals 0.
January 24, 2012 by Anonymous

Statistics
Find 3 different research questions and the appropriate data one needs to collect for each, including the level(s) of the data to be collected for each question.
February 12, 2013 by Betty Anne

math
gena wants to display her collection of 30 antique puppets in equal sized rows. what are all the combinations for displaying the puppet collection
December 17, 2012 by mythreyee

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
Use the Empirical Rule to find what two values 95% of the data will fall between for a data set with a mean of 294 and standard deviation of 13.
May 16, 2011 by Denise

statistics
Terms and Definitions matching ___ Statistics ___ Discrete variable ___ Statistics ___ Continuous variable ___ Population ___ Qualitative data ___ Population parameters ___ Quantitative data ___ Sample ___ Mean ___ Bias ___ Mode ___ Representative sample ___ Median ___ ...
December 14, 2010 by Anonymous

statistics
You are given the following data. Number of Absences Final Grade 0 95 1 91 2 82 3 69 4 67 5 58 - Find the correlation coefficient for the data. - Find the equation for the regression line for the data, and predict the final grade of a student who misses 3.5 days.
October 4, 2012 by mom

finance
An increasing average collection period indicates 1)the firm is generating more income. 2) accounts receivable are going down. 3) the company is becoming more efficient in its collection policy. 4) the company is becoming less efficient in its collection policy.
March 2, 2009 by jason

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
2. You are given the following data. Number of Absences Final Grade 0 93 1 90 2 79 3 66 4 60 5 56 - Find the correlation coefficient for the data. - Find the equation for the regression line for the data, and predict the final grade of a student who misses 3.5 days. Show all ...
December 30, 2011 by Lauren

Math
Me and my grade 8 class are doing project on "data management". in one part it says: Statistical Measure of your choice: Research one other representation of statistics and apply the calculations to your data. Once again, explain what this means within the context of your data...
February 17, 2012 by Alex Johnson

IT/205
Read “The U.S. Census Bureau Field Data Collection Project: Don’t Count On It” beginning on p. 413 of Essentials of Management Information Systems. Answer the following questions in 200 to 300 words: Dose this mean each question 200 to 300 word or dose it mean the hole thing...
July 15, 2013 by beckylynn

statistics
The HR department of an organization collects data on employees' age, salary, level of education, gender, and ethnicity. Which data is more likely to follow normal distribution? Why?
October 10, 2012 by Bob

statistics
These data were generated using the equation y = 2x + 1. A scatter diagram of the data results in five points that fall perfectly on a straight line. x 0 1 2 3 4 y 1 3 5 7 9 (a) Find the correlation coefficient.
May 26, 2013 by DeeDee

math
I believe the answer is 5 months; however, I did it the long way. Explain how to find the answer. Tom has a collection of 30 CDs and Nita has a collection of 15 CDs. Tom is adding 1 CD a month to his collection while Nita is adding 4 CDs a month to her collection. Find the ...
December 31, 2011 by Jane

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

Statistics (Verify My Answers)
If I do a research project and my hypothesis is that attitudes of human services providers towards HIV/AIDS would improve after participation in a program would my sampling method be simple random, stratified or cluster sampling? I think it would be simple random sampling but ...
December 2, 2009 by Linda

statistics
Data were collected on 100 students regarding their class and major. The data are summarized in the following contingency table. What is the probability of randomly selecting a sophomore or an undeclared student?
April 23, 2014 by k

Macroeconomics - inflation vs unemployment!!!!
I had to graph both the U.S. inflation and unemployment rates on the same graph between the years 1990-2004. I need to analyze the data. How are the two rates related? How does one affect the other, if so? One way to analyze the data is to put the inflation data on one axis, ...
September 9, 2006 by Samantha

Statistics
2. Any given data set consists of a set of numerical values. Please indicate by stating yes or no for each of the following statements whether or not it could be correct for any data set. (This question is not referring to the data that is given above.) a. There is no mode. b...
July 7, 2010 by Anonymous

statistics
Starting with the data values 70 and 100, add three data values to the sample so that the mean is 96, the median is 97, and the mode is 97
October 15, 2010 by Becky

Statistics
Starting with the data values 70 and 100, add three data values to the sample so that the mean is 81, the median is 91, and the mode is 91. How do i do this??
October 16, 2011 by Jennifer

AP Chem
A student performs an experiment to determine the enthalpy of neutralization of hydrochloric acid and sodium hydroxide. The student combines 25 mL of equimolar solutions of acid and base, both having an initial temperature of 22.5 C, in an open polystyrene calorimeter. Each ...
March 22, 2011 by Rachel

IT Information Systems Technology
Why are database management systems important in the business community? Give atleast two reasons. Let's begin with what a database is. A database is a collection of data records. These records are on your computer and a program is used to access the records, change the ...
March 26, 2007 by Maria

statistics
write a data set that fits the following description. there are 7 numbers in the data set the minimum is 17 the range is 45 the median is 32 the mode is 41
September 9, 2011 by tyler

Statistics
Please help!! I have no idea how to do this question. 14. A sample of 40 CD’s from your collection showed a mean length of 52.74 minutes with a standard deviation of 13.21 minutes a. Construct the 95 percent confidence interval for the mean. b. Construct the 95 percent ...
October 31, 2011 by Kristi

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

Statistics
Research design is an area where researchers collect various data to address important questions. For example, if researchers wish to find characteristics of people most likely to develop lung cancer, they will have to collect appropriate data first. Investigate 3 different ...
February 11, 2013 by Betty Anne

Statistics
The scatter diagram shows: a. The frequency with which each value occurs in the data. b The values ​​of a variable designed in comparison with the values ​​of a second variable. c. The mean data sets. d. The percentage of data belonging to different ...
August 30, 2013 by Susie

math
in her coin collection, holly has 1/3 more coins than jim has in his collection. if the number of coins in 1/2 of holly's collection is 10 more than the number of coins in 1/3 of jim's collection, how many coins does each have?
April 2, 2013 by Anonymous

math
in her coin collection, holly has 1/3 more coins than jim has in his collection. if the number of coins in 1/2 of holly's collection is 10 more than the number of coins in 1/3 of jim's collection, how many coins does each have?
April 2, 2013 by chrissy

statistics
The data below represents the amount of grams of carbohydrates in a sample serving of breakfast cereal. 10 18 24 30 19 22 24 20 18 25 20 22 19 The variance for this data would be __________ grams.
February 9, 2010 by iyra

marketing
Can someone please help me with this? I really just do not know where to start researching for the answer, where are some good places to look? Develop a research proposal in the form of a PowerPoint presentation of 8–15 slides. Your proposal should outline and provide ...
December 11, 2010 by Brenda

Pre-Algebra Math
Emma bought 6 new books for her collection. This increased her collection by 12%. How many books did she have before her purchases?
February 21, 2012 by Anonymous

statistics
The data listed below shows the number of hospitals in each state, using the data, complete a frequency table using 8 classes. all the data has been ordered from smallest to largest. 7,8,12,14,14,15,15,15,19,21,23,25,29,30,34,36,36,38,40,40,51,53,55,56,59,61,63,71,73,74,75,76,...
February 22, 2012 by Justin

statistics
The data listed below shows the number of hospitals in each state, using the data, complete a frequency table using 8 classes. all the data has been ordered from smallest to largest. 7,8,12,14,14,15,15,15,19,21,23,25,29,30,34,36,36,38,40,40,51,53,55,56,59,61,63,71,73,74,75,76,...
February 22, 2012 by Justin

statistics
Conduct a chi square analysis to determine whether sex and year in college are related. I have tried to submit the data but I can't seem to make the submission work. For my data I used 20 males and 20 females. and for the year in college I have 10 freshman, 10 sophomore, 10 ...
July 31, 2014 by angela

statistics
Come up with a unique way to choose random samples from a specific data set, also explain how you will assign each data item and how each item will be selected
November 9, 2010 by Anita

Statistics
Starting with the data values 70 and 100, add three data values to the sample so that the mean is 96, the median is 97, and the mode is 97. Please show all of your work
June 23, 2011 by denise

Statistics
Starting with the data values 70 and 100, add three data values to the sample so that the mean is 81, the median is 94, and the mode is 94. Please show all of your work.
October 6, 2011 by robyn

statistics
Use the data set {0,4,4,8,4,16} to answer the following question. The mean of the data set is?
November 6, 2010 by Chrissy

6th grade
3 students brought collection of cards the mode is 125 the range is 26 what are two possibilities for the number of cards in each stuudent collection
January 20, 2010 by dakota

math
A collection of dimes is arranged in a triangular array with 14 coins in the base row, 13 in the next, 12 in the next, and so forth. Find the value of the collection.
August 30, 2012 by margret

Statistics
. The following data give the 2010 gross domestic product (in billions of dollars) for al 50 states. The data entered in alphabetical order by state (Source: Bureau of Economic Analysis). 173 49 254 103 1901 258 237 62 748 403 67 55 652 276 143 127 163 219 52 295 379 384 270 ...
May 26, 2013 by James

math
Solve the problem.A collection of dimes is arranged in a triangular array with 14 coins in the base row, 13 in the next, 12 in the next, and so forth. Find the value of the collection.
September 1, 2012 by danny

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