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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

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