Independent Project (20 points)
Name:
Bandeira, Claudinea
DIRECTIONS
:
This is an Independent
Project and as such is to be done
individually
by each student.
Using StatCrunch and the appropriate variable(s) of
your choice among those in the data set supplied under Week 4, complete the
following 5 analyses.
These are sample
data, so for each variable you select,
use ALL the data provided.
Important
:
Enter your answers on this document,
that is, place your answers in the answer spaces provided and submit the whole
document (including the instructions for each analysis).
While putting your
answers in a
different color font
is helpful, please
DO NOT use red font
since this
is the color used to provide feedback on your answers.
Submit to the appropriate
Drop Box as a Word document.
NOTE:
The scoring system is based on a total
of 100 points = 100%, thus a score of 100% means you would receive the full 20
points on this assignment.
1.
Frequency distribution of a variable and bar graph of the same
variable
a.
Explain why you chose the variable you selected relative to
it’s level of measurement. The variable must be appropriate
for use in a frequency distribution and a bar graph.
[5 points]

b.
Show the frequency distribution and bar graph, from

StatCrunch, “by hand” calculations, or other software.
[10
points]

c.
Write a paragraph describing/interpreting the results of each

of your statistical analyses (i.e., the frequency distribution and
the bar graph).
Your explanation should use the technical
language in the course, but it should also show that you
understand these terms. [5 points]