Essay on Kaplan Mm207 Statistics Final Project

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MM207 Final Project Name: Eddie S. Jackson 1. Using the MM207 Student Data Set: a) What is the correlation between student cumulative GPA and the number of hours spent on school work each week? Be sure to include the computations or StatCrunch output to support your answer. My answer : 0.27817234 (from StatCrunch): Correlation between Q10 What is your cumulative Grade Point Average at Kaplan University? and Q11 How many hours do you spend on school work each week? is: 0.27817234 b) Is the correlation what you expected? My answer: No. I expected the correlation to be much higher because the more hours you study should equate to a much higher GPA – in theory that is. c) Does the number of hours spent on school work have a…show more content…
My answer: For conservative it is: 41 conservative/175 total count or 41/175 or 0.2343 or 23% rounded to the nearest percentage For a nursing major: 12 conservative-nursing students/175 total count = 12/175 or 0.0686 or 7% rounded to the nearest percent. Calculator says 0.06857142857142857142857142857143 from StatCrunch Frequency table results for Q13 What best describes your political philosophy?: = 170+5 who did not answer = 175 total count Q13 What best describes your political philosophy? Frequency Conservative Liberal Moderate 41 40 89 MM207 Final Project Contingency table results for Q13 What best describes your political philosophy?=Conservative: Rows: Q13 What best describes your political philosophy? Columns: Q9 What is your college major? Business IT Legal Studies Nursing Other Psychology Total Conservative Liberal Moderate Total 4 0 0 4 1 0 0 1 5 0 0 5 12 0 0 12 4 0 0 4 14 0 0 14 40 0 0 40 What is the probability of randomly selecting a liberal or a male? a) My answer: 0.3886 175 total count of students who took the survey For a liberal it is: 23.81% or 40/168 (includes males and females) For a male who is either liberal/moderate/conservative = 35/168 or 20.83% Minus those that are Male AND Liberal -7 but to actually get the probability, make sure to count all students in the survey 175 So that would be 40+35-7 = 68/175 = 0.3886 Or the 168 students who answered the question For a liberal it is:

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