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Discrete quantitative variables can take on only certain values along an interval with the possible val- ues having gaps between them while continuous quantitative variables can take on a value at any point along an interval. The banks the bailout they received and the edittion cushion they were deemed to need are as shown below. Its condition thus reflected is used to mea- sure progress financial standing and economic growth. Class interval The width of each class.

A Preview of Business Statistics 7 may decide to select her sample by choosing every 10th person entering the store between 9 a.

The Concepts In one preliminary study the researchers randomly selected New York motorists who had been in an accident and who had not. In the printout shown here we have also enlarged the display and moved it slightly to the left. This record-keeping and enumeration function remained dominant well into the 20th century as this observation on the role of statistics in the com- mercial and political world of that time indicates: The company advertised a mile tread life but tests by a leading consumer magazine found most tires wore out in less than miles.


In a useful application of the concept of cross-tabulation we can generate a tabular display that describes how a selected quantitative variable tends to differ from one category to another or from one combination of categories to another.

By using the digits in the data weisrs we have identified five different categories 30s 40s 50s 60s and 70s and can see that there are three data values in the 30s two in the 40s one in the 60s and one in the 70s.

At a given moment there might be gallons When there are two modes a distribution of values is referred to as bimodal.

The best-fit line is linear and has a negative slope with y decreasing as x increases. In the Bars represent box select Values from a table. He later received his Ph. More research is on the way. Financial Accounting, 10th Edition. The data are in file XR The text’s outstanding illustrations, friendly language, non-technical terminology, and current examples involving real-world business and personal settings will capture students’ weoers and imtro them for success from day one.

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When cumula- tive frequencies are divided by the total number of observations the result is a cumulative relative frequency distribution. The Analysis ToolPak should now be available for use. Review of Basic Concepts 6. Other Visuals The preceding approaches are but a few of the many possibilities for the visual description of information.

Does this information represent descriptive statistics or inferential statistics Why 1. If possible avoid using open-end classes.


Multiple Regression and Correlation Statistical Description of Data 57 4. Sometimes statistics provides nothing more than entertainment—e. Determine the interval width and the class mark for each of the classes in your frequency distribution. Besides providing relevant computer printouts for most of the text examples they are accompanied by friendly step-by-step instructions written in plain English.

Measures of dispersion allow us to numerically describe the scatter or spread of mea surements. Our behavior in the marketplace generates sales statistics that in turn help companies make decisions on products to be retained dropped or modified. On the other hand as suggested earlier these same techniques can be abused for personal or corporate gain. Right-click on any one of the bars in the chart. A Preview of Business Statistics 13 variables express how much of an attribute is possessed. Data that have an upper limit e.

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Construct a weiets showing the average 7thh for tuition and fees according to type of campus setting and whether the school is public or private. The median of 4 3 and 8 would be 4 since it has just as many values above it as below it.

Construct two separate pie charts to summarize telephone ownership and cable television service. Some special sections with regard to Excel appear below. The variables are age category 1 5 30 2 5 30—60 and 3 5.

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