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Copy of Review Questions module m16842 (http://cnx.org/content/ m16842/) from Collaborative Statistics by Dean and Illowsky http://cnx.org/content/col10522/ , 12/18/2008 . The FORMAT only of the question numbering has been changed.

The first six exercises refer to the following study: In a survey of 100 stocks on NASDAQ, the average percent increase for the past year was 9% for NASDAQ stocks. Answer the following:

The “average increase” for all NASDAQ stocks is the:

  • A

    Population
  • B

    Statistic
  • C

    Parameter
  • D

    Sample
  • E

    Variable

REVIEW QUESTION 1 Solution: C. Parameter

All of the NASDAQ stocks are the:

  • A

    Population
  • B

    Statistic
  • C

    Parameter
  • D

    Sample
  • E

    Variable

REVIEW QUESTION 2 Solution : A. Population

9% is the:

  • A

    Population
  • B

    Statistic
  • C

    Parameter
  • D

    Sample
  • E

    Variable

REVIEW QUESTION 3 Solution : B. Statistic

The 100 NASDAQ stocks in the survey are the:

  • A

    Population
  • B

    Statistic
  • C

    Parameter
  • D

    Sample
  • E

    Variable

REVIEW QUESTION 4 Solution : D. Sample

The percent increase for one stock in the survey is the:

  • A

    Population
  • B

    Statistic
  • C

    Parameter
  • D

    Sample
  • E

    Variable

REVIEW QUESTION 5 Solution : E. Variable

Would the data collected be qualitative, quantitative – discrete, or quantitative – continuous?

REVIEW QUESTION 6 Solution: quantitative - continuous

The next two questions refer to the following study: Thirty people spent two weeks around Mardi Gras in New Orleans. Their two-week weight gain is below. (Note: a loss is shown by a negative weight gain.)

Weight Gain Frequency
-2 3
-1 5
0 2
1 4
4 13
6 2
11 1

Calculate the following values:

  • A

    The average weight gain for the two weeks
  • B

    The standard deviation
  • C

    The first, second, and third quartiles

    Review question 7 solution

  • A

    2.27
  • B

    3.04
  • C

    -1, 4, 4

Construct a histogram and a boxplot of the data.

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Application of nanotechnology in medicine
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please someone correct me if I'm wrong but I think one can use nanoparticles, specially silver nanoparticles for water treatment.
Damian
yes that's correct
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what is the stm
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industrial application...? mmm I think on the medical side as drug carrier, but you should go deeper on your research, I may be wrong
Damian
How we are making nano material?
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What is meant by 'nano scale'?
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What is STMs full form?
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scanning tunneling microscope
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how nano science is used for hydrophobicity
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Do u think that Graphene and Fullrene fiber can be used to make Air Plane body structure the lightest and strongest. Rafiq
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what is differents between GO and RGO?
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what is simplest way to understand the applications of nano robots used to detect the cancer affected cell of human body.? How this robot is carried to required site of body cell.? what will be the carrier material and how can be detected that correct delivery of drug is done Rafiq
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if virus is killing to make ARTIFICIAL DNA OF GRAPHENE FOR KILLED THE VIRUS .THIS IS OUR ASSUMPTION
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analytical skills graphene is prepared to kill any type viruses .
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what is Nano technology ?
Bob Reply
write examples of Nano molecule?
Bob
The nanotechnology is as new science, to scale nanometric
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nanotechnology is the study, desing, synthesis, manipulation and application of materials and functional systems through control of matter at nanoscale
Damian
Is there any normative that regulates the use of silver nanoparticles?
Damian Reply
what king of growth are you checking .?
Renato
What fields keep nano created devices from performing or assimulating ? Magnetic fields ? Are do they assimilate ?
Stoney Reply
why we need to study biomolecules, molecular biology in nanotechnology?
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Kyle
yes I'm doing my masters in nanotechnology, we are being studying all these domains as well..
Adin
why?
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what school?
Kyle
biomolecules are e building blocks of every organics and inorganic materials.
Joe
anyone know any internet site where one can find nanotechnology papers?
Damian Reply
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sciencedirect big data base
Ernesto
Introduction about quantum dots in nanotechnology
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nano basically means 10^(-9). nanometer is a unit to measure length.
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