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Math 241 Mini Project 2
Do the following with the data on stock closing prices that you receive.
1) (2 pts) State the source of the data and the date or dates the data was accessed.
2) (2 pts) Include a copy of your data set at the end of Mini Project 2.
3) (6 pts) Create a table having the following format and fill in the table using the your stock closingprice data. Replace “Stock” with the abbreviation for your stock.
Statistic  Stock 
Minimum 

First Quartile 

Median 

Third Quartile 

Maximum 

Mean 

Mode 

Midrange  
Range 

Interquartile Range  
Standard Deviation 

Standard Error of the Mean 

Skewness 

Kurtosis 

4) (4 pts) Find the 98% confidence interval for the population mean price of the stock.
5) (8 pts) At 95% confidence, test to see if the stock prices are normally distributed. State the test statistic, the Pvalue and your conclusion in English.
6) (8 pts) Create a histogram of the stock prices having 5 classes. Include a title with a note saying you created the graph, label both axes, include units on the horizontal axis, and add horizontal grid lines.
7) (8 pts) Write a paragraph that answers each of the following questions about the histogram you created for problem (6).
8) (8 pts) Find the median of the stockclosing prices and call this number A. At 90% confidence, test to see if the population mean of the closingprices of the stock is different from A. State the test statistic, the Pvalue and your conclusion in English.
9) (8 pts) Make a time series plot of the stockclosing prices. Include a title with a note saying you created the graph, label both axes and include units on the vertical axis. Make sure you have horizontal and vertical grid lines.
10) (6 pts) Write a paragraph that answers each of the following questions about the time series plot created for problem (9).