# 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

### 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

### 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 ...

### 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

### 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.

### 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.

### 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 ...

### 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 ...

### 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 ...

### 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 ...

### 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 ...

### 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 ...

### english

how do you misuse pronouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions and conjunctions. Im trying to help my little brother but im lost.

### statistics

explain clearly the three meaning of "statistics" contained in the statement below "you compute statistics from statistics by statistics"

### 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...

### Communication Theory

Identify misuse of language in Charlton Heston's speech from 1999 to Harvard Law School students. Provide specific examples if any exist.

### 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?

### 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 ...

### 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.

### P.E.

_______________ occurs when a person internationally uses drug improperly. A side affect Drug misuse*** Drug synergism Drug abuse Thanks!!

### 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...

### 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 ...

### 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

### 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 ...

### 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.

### 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?

### 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?

### 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...

### 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)

### 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...

### 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" ...

### 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.

### 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 ...

### 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 ...

### 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 ...

### 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 ...

### Math

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 38 students from the population. If the true percentage is really 77%, find the probability of ...

### Math

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 38 students from the population. If the true percentage is really 77â€‹%, find the probability of ...

### Math

In Mike's English class at university there are 178 students, of whom 51 also study history and 44 also study statistics. There are another 85 students who also study history, of whom 25 study statistics also. Another 35 students study only statistics. If 15 students study all...

### 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...

### 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.

### 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 ...

### 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...

### 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 ...

### 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.

### 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?

### 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, ...

### 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 ...

### 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 ...

### 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

### 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

### 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

### math

The probability that Luis will pass his statistics test is 0.37. Find the probability that he will fail his statistics test.

### 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

### 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

### 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.

### statistics health care

Why are measures of central tendency essential to descriptive statistics?

### Statistics

Can someone please give specific examples of how psychologists use statistics

### statistics

The mean annual income of employees who took a statistics course is greater than $60,000.

### statistics in health care

Why are measures of variability essential to inferential statistics?

### statistics

What does the word "typical" have to do in relation to statistics? Is it the same as mode?

### Statistics

Construct a descriptive statistics for 100 employees using intervals of 0-4, 4-8, 8-12, 12-16, 16-20.

### Statistics

Two ways in which practical statistics outweighs statistical significance?

### Statistics

Where can I find the ti83 plus input functions for beginning statistics course

### Statistics

Will somebody help me find statistics on the spread of AIDS from its discovery to the present?

### Business Statistics

I looking for statistics practice exercise solution from chapter 12 by Roanld Weiers

### 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 ...

### statistics

the mean IQ of statistics teachers is greater than 110. write the existing state and alternative hypotheses.

### 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?

### Statistics

Please answer yes or no to the following question for my statistics project: Are you in favor of welfare for those in need?

### statistics in automotive

what type of statistics are used in manufacture company's

### statistics

What is a great topic to do a research paper on and apply statistics?

### 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 ...

### 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)

### 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.

### statistics

Can someone please help me understand how confidence intervals fit within the broader context of inferential statistics

### statistics

a study was conducted of all 1849 students in a certain country.whether the value is parameter or statistics

### 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 = ....

### 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 ...

### 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?

### 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

### 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

### Statistics

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

### statistics

what are the variables of statistics according to functional relatipnships?

### statistics

why are measures of variability essential to inferential statistics

### Statistics

What is the Central Limit Theorem and how can it be used in statistics?

### statistics

Why are measures of variability essential to inferential statistics?

### statistics

Why are measures of variability essential to inferential statistics?

### 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...

### 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?

### statistics

I need to post some thought on using either the multiplication rule or probability to answer a question on my online statistics.

### 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 ...

### Mental Health

If the correlation between one’s interest in statistics and being a “fun date” was –0.70, it would mean that: a. The higher someone’s interest was in statistics, the more likely it would be that he or she is a fun date b. The higher someone’s interest was in ...

### 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, ...

### 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 ...

### 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?

### statistics

I need a good research question for my statistics project. I have to compare two to calculate the difference. variance/standard deviation etc.

### 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?