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StatisticsEssentials Of StatisticsExercises You can use the following problems as a self-test on the material presented in this review. If you can handle these problems, you’re ready to do all of the arithmetic in this text. If you have difficulty with any of these problems, please review the appropriate section of this prologue. You might also want to use this section as an opportunity to become more familiar with your calculator. The answers are given immediately following these exercises, along with commentary and some reminders. Complete each of the following: a. 17 × 3 = b. 17 ( 3 ) = c. ( 17 ) ( 3 ) = d. 17 / 3 = e. ( 42 ) 2 = f. 113 =BuyFind*arrow_forward*

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Chapter P, Problem 1E

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**Exercises**

You can use the following problems as a self-test on the material presented in this review. If you can handle these problems, you’re ready to do all of the arithmetic in this text. If you have difficulty with any of these problems, please review the appropriate section of this prologue. You might also want to use this section as an opportunity to become more familiar with your calculator. The answers are given immediately following these exercises, along with commentary and some reminders.

Complete each of the following:

**a. **

**b. **

**c. **

**d. **

**e. **

**f. **

Expert Solution

To determine

**a.**

**To compute:**

The given expression.

**Solution:**

The value of the expression

**Given:**

The expression is

**Approach:**

Multiplication:

A mathematical operation performed on a pair of numbers in order to derive a third number

called a product.

The operation of multiplying some number *a *by some number *b* may be symbolized in six

different ways:

**Calculation:**

The given expression is

Here, the symbol

(i.e.,)

**Final statement:**

Therefore, the value of the expression

Expert Solution

To determine

**b.**

**To compute:**

The given expression.

**Solution:**

The value of the expression

**Given:**

The expression is

**Approach:**

Multiplication:

A mathematical operation performed on a pair of numbers in order to derive a third number

called a product.

The operation of multiplying some number *a *by some number *b* may be symbolized in six

different ways:

**Calculation:**

The given expression is

Here, the brackets represents multiplication. We have to multiply 17 by 3 times, we get 51.

(i.e.,)

**Final statement:**

Therefore, the value of the expression

Expert Solution

To determine

**c.**

**To compute:**

The given expression.

**Solution:**

The value of the expression

**Given:**

The expression is

**Approach:**

Multiplication:

A mathematical operation performed on a pair of numbers in order to derive a third number

called a product.

The operation of multiplying some number *a *by some number *b* may be symbolized in six

different ways:

**Calculation:**

The given expression is

Here, the brackets represents multiplication. We have to multiply 17 by 3 times, we get 51.

(i.e.,)

**Final statement:**

Therefore, the value of the expression

Expert Solution

To determine

**d.**

**To compute:**

The given expression.

**Solution:**

The value of the expression

**Given:**

The expression is

**Approach:**

Division:

The operation of division can also be expressed in several different ways as follows,

**Calculation:**

The given expression is

Here, the symbol “

Hence, we have to divide 17 by 3.

We get

To round off, look at the digit in

Since, the digit is greater than 5, round up it as

Thus, the value of the given expression

**Final statement:**

The value of the expression

Expert Solution

To determine

**e.**

**To compute:**

The given expression.

**Solution:**

The value of the expression

**Given:**

The expression is

**Approach:**

Square of a number:

Square of a number is to multiply the number by itself. This operation is symbolized as *X*)(*X*).

**Calculation:**

The given expression is

We know that,

Substitute

Hence 42 squared is

i.e.,

**Final statement:**

The value of the expression

Expert Solution

To determine

**f.**

**To compute:**

The given expression.

**Solution:**

The value of the expression

**Given:**

The expression is

**Approach:**

Square root of a number:

The square root of a number is the value that, when multiplied by itself, results in the original number. This operation is symbolized as

**Calculation:**

The given expression is

Here, the symbol “

Hence, we have to find the square root of the number

We get

To round off, look at the digit in

Since, the digit is less than 5 round down it as

Thus, the value of the given expression

**Final statement:**

The value of the expression

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