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There are two types of quantitative variables: Models for Time Series and Forecasting Part 6: Since the mean is greater than the median the distribution is positively skewed. Springdale Shopping Survey Business Case: Thought you might like to join our tennis racquet division.

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The location of the decimal point would have to be considered during interpretation of the display. If these three components wtatistics weighted at 35 45 and 20 respectively what is the weighted mean for her course performance 3.

In the Input section enter C1: The sample statistic can be a measure of typicalness or central tendency such as the mean median mode or proportion or it may be a measure of spread or dispersion such as the range and standard deviation: Double-click within the chart area.

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Introduction to Business Statistics

In one preliminary study the researchers randomly selected New York motorists who had been in an accident and who had not. Right-click on any one of the bars in the chart. Visual Description of Staistics.

If the pie chart is not com- puter generated it can be constructed by using the principle that a circle contains degrees. Visual Description of Data 43 EXAMPLE Tabulation Methods For 50 persons observed ijtroduction a local automated teller machine ATM researchers have described the customers according to age category and gender category and have used a stopwatch to measure how long the customer required to complete his or her transactions at the machine.


Comparison of the Mean Median and Mode As we have seen the mean tl and mode are alternative approaches to describing the central tendency of a set of values.

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Deposits Deposits Deposits AL In the dotplot values for a variable are shown as dots weeiers along a single dimension. Those who had been in an accident were 30 more likely to have a cell phone. For example in observing the number intfoduction gallons of milk that shoppers buy during a trip to a U.

Relative frequencies or percentages may also be used in constructing the figure. Enter C1 into the Variables box.

If you get a prompt indicating that the Analysis ToolPak is not installed on your computer click Yes to install it. Statistical Description of Data 63 one or two very low or high values.