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2 . To complete a painting job requires four hours setup time plus one hour per 1,000 square feet. How would you express this information in a linear equation?

3 . A statistics instructor is paid a per-class fee of $2,000 plus $100 for each student in the class. How would you express this information in a linear equation?

4 . A tutoring school requires students to pay a one-time enrollment fee of $500 plus tuition of $3,000 per year. Express this information in an equation.

12.2: slope and Y -intercept of a linear equation

Use the following information to answer the next four exercises. For the labor costs of doing repairs, an auto mechanic charges a flat fee of $75 per car, plus an hourly rate of $55.

5 . What are the independent and dependent variables for this situation?

6 . Write the equation and identify the slope and intercept.

7 . What is the labor charge for a job that takes 3.5 hours to complete?

8 . One job takes 2.4 hours to complete, while another takes 6.3 hours. What is the difference in labor costs for these two jobs?

12.3: scatter plots

9 . Describe the pattern in this scatter plot, and decide whether the X and Y variables would be good candidates for linear regression.

This is a scatterplot. The points in the plot show a fairly strong, linear, uphill trend.

10 . Describe the pattern in this scatter plot, and decide whether the X and Y variables would be good candidates for linear regression.

This is a scatterplot. The points in the plot show a moderately strong, linear, downhill trend.

11 . Describe the pattern in this scatter plot, and decide whether the X and Y variables would be good candidates for linear regression.

This is a scatterplot. The points in the plot are spread across the graph and do not exhibit a strong trend of any kind.

12 . Describe the pattern in this scatter plot, and decide whether the X and Y variables would be good candidates for linear regression.

This is a scatterplot. The points in the plot show a strong, curved, upward trend.

12.4: the regression equation

Use the following information to answer the next four exercises. Height (in inches) and weight (In pounds) in a sample of college freshman men have a linear relationship with the following summary statistics:
x ¯ = 68.4
y ¯ =141.6
s x = 4.0
s y = 9.6
r = 0.73
Let Y = weight and X = height, and write the regression equation in the form:
y ^ = a + b x

13 . What is the value of the slope?

14 . What is the value of the y intercept?

15 . Write the regression equation predicting weight from height in this data set, and calculate the predicted weight for someone 68 inches tall.

12.5: correlation coefficient and coefficient of determination

16 . The correlation between body weight and fuel efficiency (measured as miles per gallon) for a sample of 2,012 model cars is –0.56. Calculate the coefficient of determination for this data and explain what it means.

17 . The correlation between high school GPA and freshman college GPA for a sample of 200 university students is 0.32. How much variation in freshman college GPA is not explained by high school GPA?

18 . Rounded to two decimal places what correlation between two variables is necessary to have a coefficient of determination of at least 0.50?

12.6: testing the significance of the correlation coefficient

19 . Write the null and alternative hypotheses for a study to determine if two variables are significantly correlated.

20 . In a sample of 30 cases, two variables have a correlation of 0.33. Do a t -test to see if this result is significant at the α = 0.05 level. Use the formula:
t = r n 2 1 r 2

Questions & Answers

describe the methods of calculation of sample
Anuradha Reply
what are the various uses of statistics in education
Buhari Reply
Survey, Public allocation of federal funds, business analysis and consumer data, the lotto, government programs and special services.
Willard
probability sampling
Rosy Reply
dicuss probability sampling
Rosy
given that a sample is normally distributed with M=10 sd=8 determine
Rosy
disscuss probability sampling
Rosy
Discuss probability sampling
Rosy
What is mean
Rosy
Probability sampling is based on the fact that every member of a population has a known and equal chance of being selected. For example, if you had a population of 100 people, each person would have odds of 1 out of 100 of being chosen. With non-probability sampling, those odds are not equal.
Willard
The Arithmetic Mean is the average of the numbers: a calculated "central" value of a set of numbers.  To calculate it:  • add up all the numbers, • then divide by how many numbers there are. Example: what is the mean of 2, 7 and 9? Add the numbers: 2 + 7 + 9 = 18 Divide by how many numbers, 3 you
Willard
get 6
Willard
guidelines of designing a table
Anuradha
you can find that information on this website there is a lot of information. It's about interpreting what the concept of information & data you are getting from the graph and understanding how to read the graph and analyze the information. ***understandinggraphics.com/design/data-table-design/
Willard
Frequency find questions
Rimsha Reply
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Rosy
What is nominal variable
olusola Reply
Write short notes on, nominal variable, ordinal variable, internal variable, ratio variable.
olusola
P( /x-50/ less than or equal to 5 ) where mean =52 and Variance =25
Jay Reply
how I get the mcq
Mukesh Reply
please what is data mining
Josephine Reply
the exploration and analysis of large data to discover meaningful patterns and rules
Hussein
how do we calculate the median
All Reply
f(x)=cx(1-x)^4 as x range 4rm 0<=x<=1. Can someone pls help me find d constant C. By integration only..
Akeem Reply
uses of statistics in Local Government
Saleema Reply
Hi
Tamuno
hello
Saleema
state road transport corporation
Atul
District statistical officer
Atul
statistical services
Atul
Please is this part of the IMT program
Tamuno
testing of drugs
Shambhavi
hii 2
Qamar-ul-
How about population census
Tamuno
Hello every one
Okoi
sample survey is done by local government in each and every field.
syeda
statistics is used in almost every government organisations such as health department, economic department, census, weather forecasting fields
raghavendra
that's true
syeda
statistics is one of the tool that represents the falling and rising of any cases in one sheet either that is in population census whether forecast as well as economic growth
Aadil
statistic is a technique, and statistics is a subject
syeda
what is business statistics
PM Reply
Probability tells you the likelihood of an event happening. ... The higher the probability, the more likely it is to happen. Probability is a number or fraction between 0 and 1. A probability of 1 means something will always happen, and a probability of 0 means something will never happen...
La Reply
Saying it's a number between zero and one means it is a fraction so you could remove "or fraction" from you definition.
Carlos
wouldn't be correct to remove fractions, saying a number is justified as probabilities can also be decimals between 0 and 1.
Denzel
Saying "a number" will include it being a decimal which are themselves fractions in another form.
Carlos
I will simply say a probability is a number in the range zero to one, inclusive.
Carlos
f#$
Carlos
How to delete an entry? This last one was a pocket print.
Carlos
what is probability
sky-D Reply
chance of occurrence
Sikander
what is data
Muhd Reply
raw facts and figures
Sikander
information of any kind
Tahir

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