Here the mean is affected by the two higher salaries but the median does not affected by those values.

Therefore, median best describes a typical wage at this company.

Therefore, median best describes a typical wage at this company.

Question

asked 2021-05-14

Consider the accompanying data on flexural strength (MPa) for concrete beams of a certain type.

\(\begin{array}{|c|c|}\hline 11.8 & 7.7 & 6.5 & 6 .8& 9.7 & 6.8 & 7.3 \\ \hline 7.9 & 9.7 & 8.7 & 8.1 & 8.5 & 6.3 & 7.0 \\ \hline 7.3 & 7.4 & 5.3 & 9.0 & 8.1 & 11.3 & 6.3 \\ \hline 7.2 & 7.7 & 7.8 & 11.6 & 10.7 & 7.0 \\ \hline \end{array}\)

a) Calculate a point estimate of the mean value of strength for the conceptual population of all beams manufactured in this fashion. \([Hint.\ ?x_{j}=219.5.]\) (Round your answer to three decimal places.)

MPa

State which estimator you used.

\(x\)

\(p?\)

\(\frac{s}{x}\)

\(s\)

\(\tilde{\chi}\)

b) Calculate a point estimate of the strength value that separates the weakest \(50\%\) of all such beams from the strongest \(50\%\).

MPa

State which estimator you used.

\(s\)

\(x\)

\(p?\)

\(\tilde{\chi}\)

\(\frac{s}{x}\)

c) Calculate a point estimate of the population standard deviation ?. \([Hint:\ ?x_{i}2 = 1859.53.]\) (Round your answer to three decimal places.)

MPa

Interpret this point estimate.

This estimate describes the linearity of the data.

This estimate describes the bias of the data.

This estimate describes the spread of the data.

This estimate describes the center of the data.

Which estimator did you use?

\(\tilde{\chi}\)

\(x\)

\(s\)

\(\frac{s}{x}\)

\(p?\)

d) Calculate a point estimate of the proportion of all such beams whose flexural strength exceeds 10 MPa. [Hint: Think of an observation as a "success" if it exceeds 10.] (Round your answer to three decimal places.)

e) Calculate a point estimate of the population coefficient of variation \(\frac{?}{?}\). (Round your answer to four decimal places.)

State which estimator you used.

\(p?\)

\(\tilde{\chi}\)

\(s\)

\(\frac{s}{x}\)

\(x\)

\(\begin{array}{|c|c|}\hline 11.8 & 7.7 & 6.5 & 6 .8& 9.7 & 6.8 & 7.3 \\ \hline 7.9 & 9.7 & 8.7 & 8.1 & 8.5 & 6.3 & 7.0 \\ \hline 7.3 & 7.4 & 5.3 & 9.0 & 8.1 & 11.3 & 6.3 \\ \hline 7.2 & 7.7 & 7.8 & 11.6 & 10.7 & 7.0 \\ \hline \end{array}\)

a) Calculate a point estimate of the mean value of strength for the conceptual population of all beams manufactured in this fashion. \([Hint.\ ?x_{j}=219.5.]\) (Round your answer to three decimal places.)

MPa

State which estimator you used.

\(x\)

\(p?\)

\(\frac{s}{x}\)

\(s\)

\(\tilde{\chi}\)

b) Calculate a point estimate of the strength value that separates the weakest \(50\%\) of all such beams from the strongest \(50\%\).

MPa

State which estimator you used.

\(s\)

\(x\)

\(p?\)

\(\tilde{\chi}\)

\(\frac{s}{x}\)

c) Calculate a point estimate of the population standard deviation ?. \([Hint:\ ?x_{i}2 = 1859.53.]\) (Round your answer to three decimal places.)

MPa

Interpret this point estimate.

This estimate describes the linearity of the data.

This estimate describes the bias of the data.

This estimate describes the spread of the data.

This estimate describes the center of the data.

Which estimator did you use?

\(\tilde{\chi}\)

\(x\)

\(s\)

\(\frac{s}{x}\)

\(p?\)

d) Calculate a point estimate of the proportion of all such beams whose flexural strength exceeds 10 MPa. [Hint: Think of an observation as a "success" if it exceeds 10.] (Round your answer to three decimal places.)

e) Calculate a point estimate of the population coefficient of variation \(\frac{?}{?}\). (Round your answer to four decimal places.)

State which estimator you used.

\(p?\)

\(\tilde{\chi}\)

\(s\)

\(\frac{s}{x}\)

\(x\)

asked 2021-06-05

For each pair of variables, indicate whether a two-way table would be appropriate for summarizing the relationship. In each case, briefly explain why or why not. Satisfaction with quality of local K through 12 schools (satisfied or not satisfied) and political party (Republican, Democrat, etc.). Height (centimeters) and foot length (centimeters).

asked 2021-02-10

Find the mean and median wage.

A supervisor at \(\$1,200\) a week, an inventory manager at \(\$700\) a week, six stock boys at \(\$400\) a week and four drivers at \(\$500\) are employed by a small warehouse.

Mean:

The sum of all the entries divided by the total number of entries is known mean.

A supervisor at \(\$1,200\) a week, an inventory manager at \(\$700\) a week, six stock boys at \(\$400\) a week and four drivers at \(\$500\) are employed by a small warehouse.

Mean:

The sum of all the entries divided by the total number of entries is known mean.

asked 2020-10-21

Explain which measure of spread would best describe the payroll:the range,the IQR, or the standard deviation.