Statistics for Psychology

6th Edition

ISBN: 9780205258154

Author: Arthur Aron Ph.D., Elaine N. Aron Ph.D., Elliot Coups Ph.D., Cole Publishing

Publisher: PEARSON

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Chapter 1, Problem 5PP

**a.**

To determine

Construct a frequency table for the data.

**b.**

To determine

Construct a histogram for the data.

**c.**

To determine

Construct a grouped frequency table for the data.

**d.**

To determine

Construct a histogram for the grouped frequency table.

**e.**

To determine

Identify the general shape of the distribution.

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# Chapter 1 Solutions

Statistics for Psychology

Ch. 1 - A father rates his daughter as a 2 on a 7-point...Ch. 1 - What is the difference between a numeric and a...Ch. 1 - Give the level of measurement of each of the...Ch. 1 - What is the difference between a discrete and a...Ch. 1 - What is a frequency table?
Ch. 1 - Why would a researcher want to make a frequency...Ch. 1 - Make a frequency table for the following scores:...Ch. 1 -
What does a grouped frequency table group?
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Why do researchers make histograms?
Ch. 1 - When making a histogram from a frequency table,...

Ch. 1 - Make a histogram based on the following frequency...Ch. 1 - How is a histogram based on a nominal variable...Ch. 1 - Describe the difference between a unimodal and...Ch. 1 - What does it mean to say that a distribution is...Ch. 1 - What kind of skew is created by (a) a floor effect...Ch. 1 - When a distribution is described as being peaked...Ch. 1 - A client rates her satisfaction with her...Ch. 1 - Give the level of measurement for each of the...Ch. 1 - A particular block in a suburban neighborhood has...Ch. 1 - Fifty students were asked how many hours they...Ch. 1 - These are the scores on a test of sensitivity to...Ch. 1 - The following data are the number of minutes it...Ch. 1 - Describe the shapes of the three distributions...Ch. 1 - Make up and draw an example of each of the...Ch. 1 - Explain to a person who has never had a course in...Ch. 1 - McKee and Ptacek (2001) asked 90 college students...Ch. 1 - A participant in a cognitive psychology study is...Ch. 1 - Explain and give an example for each of the...Ch. 1 - An organizational psychologist asks 20 employees...Ch. 1 - A social psychologist asked 15 college students...Ch. 1 - Following are the speeds of 40 cars clocked by...Ch. 1 - Here are the number of holiday gifts purchased by...Ch. 1 - Explain to a person who has never taken a course...Ch. 1 - Make up and draw an example of each of the...Ch. 1 - Raskauskas and Stoltz (2007) asked a group of 84...Ch. 1 - Mouradian (2001) surveyed college students...

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