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# Final Exam Information

**Basic Information**: The final exam is open book and CLOSED notes. The final exam will have 15 problems worth 2 points each for a total of 30 possible points. The problems will be as described below. The location of actual similar problems is given after the problem description.

**Final Exam Administration**: The form for the final exam will be handed out at the beginning of the final exam period. You will have the entire final period to write down your answers to each problem. When you are finished, you will turn in your written work and final exam form to Dr. Gurney.

**Materials Needed**:

Paper |
ruled notebook or graph paper |

at least 2 sheets | |

Pencil |
pens are allowed |

Calculator |
TI-83, TI-84 or comparable graphing calculator |

**Problem Descriptions**:

1 - Identify qualititative and quantitative variables from a table. | Examples | |

1 - Interpret a dot plot | Examples | |

1 - Interpret a histogram | Examples | |

1 - Compare two boxplots | Examples | |

1 - Be able to say how the values of various statistics change as the maximum or minimum of a data set increases or decreases. | Exploration | Examples |

1 - Interpret the slope of a regression line | Examples | |

1 - Interpret the y-intercept of a regression line | ||

1 - Compare the skewness values of two different data sets. | Examples | |

1 - Identify the population and sample in a research objective like those stated in #19, 22-23, 25-28, 30, 32 pp.409-10 or #9, 13-16, 19 pp.420-21 | Examples | |

1 - Identify the parameter and statistic in a research objective like those stated in #19, 22-23, 25-28, 30, 32 pp.409-10 or #9, 13-16, 19 pp.420-21 | Examples | |

1 - Determine whether or not a probability distribution is given. | Examples | |

1 - Determine whether or not a binomial experiment is given. | Examples | |

1 - Say how the length of a confidence interval changes as some of the quantities that determine it change. | Exploration | Examples |

1 - Say how the sample size changes as the quantities that determine it change | Exploration | Examples |

1 - Match four statistical terms with their definitions. | Examples |