Descriptive Statistics Paper

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Descripitive Statistics Paper

Descriptive Statistics Paper
Laura L. Mason, Becky Matlock, and Nichole Noble
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June 15, 2011
David Morrisson

Descriptive Statistics Paper
Major League Baseball is known as America’s favorite pastime, and MLB teams spend an extensive amount of money in the excess of a billion dollars with the ultimate goal to win the World Series. This learning team’s focus throughout this descriptive statistics paper is the MLB players’ performances, salaries, salary caps, and winning percentages. Though salaries will by no means be a trade for wins, the goal is to use the less experienced players and pay them a lower salary. Research has been done on whether or not player’s salaries and wins are connected.
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w York Yankees | $208,306,817.00 | 95.0 | 0.276 | 4.52 | 229 | 95 | 84 | 82.559 | | Boston | $123,505,125.00 | 95.0 | 0.281 | 4.74 | 199 | 109 | 45 | 71.604 | | New York Mets | $101,305,821.00 | 83.0 | 0.258 | 3.76 | 175 | 106 | 153 | 87.604 | | Los Angles Angels | $97,725,322.00 | 95.0 | 0.270 | 3.68 | 147 | 87 | 161 | 79.790 | | Philadelphia | $95,522,000.00 | 88.0 | 0.270 | 4.21 | 167 | 90 | 116 | 75.496 | | Salary Chart and Performance Averages | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Frequency Distribution - Quantitative | | | | | | | | | | | Salary | | | | | | cumulative | | lower | | upper | midpoint | width | frequency | percent | frequency | | 95,000,000 | < | 100,000,000 | 97,500,000 | 5,000,000 | 2 | 40.0 | 2 | | 100,000,000 | < | 105,000,000 | 102,500,000 | 5,000,000 | 1 | 20.0 | 3 | | 105,000,000 | < | 110,000,000 | 107,500,000 | 5,000,000 | 0 | 0.0 | 3 | | 110,000,000 | < | 115,000,000 | 112,500,000 | 5,000,000 | 0 | 0.0 | 3 | | 115,000,000 | < | 120,000,000 | 117,500,000 | 5,000,000 | 0 | 0.0
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