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43 68 46 43 34 59 55 42 73 71 73 75 71 84 43 36 68 54 77 76 62 59 62 69 31 60 82 88 68 59 81 51 75 79 51 62 41 50 74 82 61 56 66 75 52 59 44 58 51 58 72 62 72 50 We must put all of the values in a single column to analyze them. Type the first value, 43, in cell A1, the second value, 68, in cell A2, and so on until the last value, 50, is in cell A54. We will begin with a stem-and-leaf display. Excel will not prepare this display for us, but it can sort the values to make our work easier. Choose the Data menu from the toolbar.

List the different strata that you would use. 46. Explain how you could use stratified sampling to find out how students at your school feel about a proposed tuition hike. List the different strata that you would use. 15 CHAPTER 1 Introduction to Statistics—Analyzing Data M I N I P RO J E C T 16 This introductory mini-project will give you the opportunity to learn a little bit about your fellow classmates. The data gathered will be used in later miniprojects. Collect the following data about each of your classmates: • Age • Gender • Height • Eye color • Left-handed or right-handed • Number of units enrolled in this term • Number of hours worked per week (outside of class) • Major • Smoker or nonsmoker Collect your data in a table.

1 An Introduction—Data and Its Collection 15. Alycia’s score on the final exam will be higher than Kevin’s. 16. Kevin’s average for these five tests is 80 points. Determine whether the following data are nominal-level, ordinal-level, interval-level, or ratio-level data. In addition, if the data are numerical, determine whether they are discrete or continuous. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. S. ) Number of passengers whose baggage was mishandled Height of two-year-old baby boys For the following scenarios, determine which sampling technique was used.

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