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SOC Twenty-five students completed a questionnaire that measured their attitudes toward interpersonal violence. A high score indicates that the respondent believed that physical force could legitimately be used in many situations. Low scores mean that the respondent thought that violence could be justified in few or no situations. 52 47 17 8 92 53 23 28 9 90 17 63 17 17 23 19 66 10 20 47 20 66 5 25 17 a. Construct a frequency distribution to display these data. b. What are the midpoints of the class intervals? c. Add columns to the table to display the percentage distribution, cumulative frequencies, and cumulative percentages. d. Write a paragraph summarizing this distribution of scores.

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Chapter 2, Problem 2.9P
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SOC Twenty-five students completed a questionnaire that measured their attitudes toward interpersonal violence. A high score indicates that the respondent believed that physical force could legitimately be used in many situations. Low scores mean that the respondent thought that violence could be justified in few or no situations.

52 47 17 8 92
53 23 28 9 90
17 63 17 17 23
19 66 10 20 47
20 66 5 25 17

a. Construct a frequency distribution to display these data.

b. What are the midpoints of the class intervals?

c. Add columns to the table to display the percentage distribution, cumulative frequencies, and cumulative percentages.

d. Write a paragraph summarizing this distribution of scores.

Expert Solution
To determine

a)

To Construct:

A frequency distribution.

Explanation of Solution

Set k = 10, R = 92 – 5 = 87, so we can round off interval size to i = 10. The first interval will be 0-9, to include the low score of 5, and the highest interval will be 90–99.

Score Frequency
0-9 3
1...
Expert Solution
To determine

b)

To find:

The midpoints of the class intervals.

Expert Solution
To determine

c)

To Display:

The percentage distribution, cumulative frequencies, and cumulative percentages

Expert Solution
To determine

d)

To summarize:

A paragraph about the distribution of the scores

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