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1) For each of the data sets below, indicate which type of graph you would choose to display the data and why you would choose that graph:

a. Scores on an anxiety scale that range from “not anxious”, “somewhat anxious”, “moderately anxious” and “severely anxious”.

b. Number of psychology majors versus other majors in your statistics course

c. Mean speed (in seconds) to complete a set of puzzles – participants worked on either math puzzles or spatial navigation puzzles.

2) For each data set in the question above, list the variables present in the description and indicate if each variable is categorical or continuous

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a. Scores on an anxiety scale that range from “not anxious”, “somewhat anxious”, “moderately anxious” and “severely anxious”.

Answer a: A bar graph can be used for the representing the Scores on an anxiety scale that range from “not anxious”, “somewhat anxious”, “moderately anxious” and “severely anxious” as it is Qualitative data. Through the height of the bars the scores of each categories namely, “not anxious”, “somewhat anxious”, “moderately anxious” and “severely anxious” can be easily represented separately.

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b. Number of psychology majors versus other majors in your statistics course.

Answer b. A pie chart would be best to represent the number of psychology majors versus other majors in your statistics course be...

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