Chapter 2, Problem 15P

### Essentials of Statistics for the B...

8th Edition
Frederick J Gravetter + 1 other
ISBN: 9781133956570

Chapter
Section

### Essentials of Statistics for the B...

8th Edition
Frederick J Gravetter + 1 other
ISBN: 9781133956570
Textbook Problem

# Gaucher, Friesen, and Kay (2011) found that words they identified as “masculine themed” (such tut competitive, independent, analyze, strong) are commonly used in job recruitment materials, especially for job advertisements in male-dominated areas. In a similar study, a researcher counted the number of masculine-themed words in job advertisement for job areas, and obtained the following data. Area Number of Masculine Words Plumber 14 Electrician 12 Security guard 17 Bookkeeper 9 Nurse 6 Early-childhood educator 7 Determine what kind of graph would be appropriate for showing this distribution and sketch the frequency distribution graph.

To determine
The kind of graph appropriate to show the given distribution.

To construct: The frequency distribution graph.

Explanation

Given info:

The given area and number of masculine words showing below:

 Area No. of masculine words / Frequencies Plumber 14 Electrician 12 Security guard 17 Book keeper 9 Nurse 6 Early-childhood educator 7

Justification:

The given data are measured on a nominal scale. The bar graph is the graph which is used to make frequency distribution graph of nominal scale data.

Software procedure:

Step-by-step procedure to obtain the frequency distribution table using the SPSS software:

• Enter the data under Area and Frequency column...

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