Fst Distance Learning 9/16/11

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 38

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FST Chapter 1 as pertaining to Data Sets


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was the median number of people (in thousands) per state who voted in the 2004 presidential election? Truncate your answer to the nearest whole number.
  • 2. 
    What was the average number of people (in thousands) per state who voted in the 2004 presidential election? Truncate your answer to the nearest whole number.
  • 3. 
    What was the standard deviation of the number of people (in thousands) who voted in the 2004 presidential election? Truncate your answer to three decimal places. i.e. 1234.56789 = 1234.567 i.e. 987.6543 = 987.654
  • 4. 
    Is it appropriate to use population or sample standard deviation for #3?  Answer with either "population" (w/o quotes) or "sample" (w/o quotes) 
  • 5. 
    What is the variance of the number of people per state who voted in the 2004 presidential election? Truncate your answer to three decimal places.    
  • 6. 
    What is the IQR of the number of people per state (in thousands) who voted in the 2008 presidential election?
  • 7. 
    Are their any outliers to the data from the 2008 presidential election? If "yes," add the outliers together and use that as your answer (so if the outliers were 20 and 30, enter 50) If "no," enter "no" (w/o) quotes  
  • 8. 
    Assume there was a state in which no one voted.  If this state were added to the data, would this raise, lower, or not affect the median?  Enter "raise", "lower" or "not affect" (w/o quotes)  
  • 9. 
    What if instead of being added to the data, the state of non-voters REPLACED Maryland.  Would this raise, lower, or not affect the mean? 
  • 10. 
    What is Mr. Fox-Boyd's first name?