Essay on Statistics Midterm

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MM207 Statistics

Unit IV Mid Term Project

1. In the following situation identify the implied population.

A recent report on the weekly news presented the findings of a study on the effectiveness of Onglyza, along with diet and exercise, for treating diabetes.

According to Bennett (2009), a population is defined as “the complete set of people or things being studied” in a statistical study. Given that the information is in relation to finding the success of a drug used to care for diabetes, the population would be individuals who experience diabetes. Therefore, the implied population is the entire individual’s who diabetics are. Individuals who are diabetics are those who were used to test the effectiveness of Onglyza,
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I say the political philosophy because it can be structured as open-minded, reasonable, traditional, or other levels of order.

7. What is the approximate percentage of students represented in the data set who are between the ages of 29 and 45 inclusive?

Well I hope I am on the right track as far as this goes…I am giving it my best. There is a total of 163 people ranging between the age of 21 to 65 so what I did in order to calculate how many individuals there are between the ages of 29 and 45 was I created a frequency chart for the total number of individuals. So for 163 people between ages 21 to 65 = 100% and of the 100% of I calculated that there were 88 students that represented between the ages 29 to 45 = 54%. How I came to my conclusion was by using Stat Crunch by first going to summary states then I chose “How Old” which gave me the total represented of 163. Then in Stat Crunch I created a frequency table and just counted up the total number of students that responded there age “between” 29-45. Then after I calculated and got my number of 88 I divided that number by the total number of 163 which was 0.539877301 and I just rounded it off to 54%.

8. Assume that you are preparing a report on MM207 statistics students at Kaplan University to present to the Kaplan Board of Trustees. Prepare an appropriate graphical representation for each of the following variables.

a) The different majors of students taking

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