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MTEL Physics: Interpreting & Analyzing Scientific Data Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is the comparison of two values, usually x and y, and the consistent change between those values?

Question 2 2. Simge's guinea pig weighs exactly 560. grams. Which of the following accurately expresses the weight of Simge's guinea pig (in grams) in scientific notation?

Question 3 3. Juan was analyzing a business he was thinking of buying. He looked at the daily sales records, the number of unique customers, and the number of repeat customers. He used statistics generated by this data to help him make his decision. What kind of research did Juan use?

Question 4 4. Why does statistics often refer to being 95% confident and not 100%?

Question 5 5.

Use a ruler or a graphing calculator to find the regression line of the following data set:

(2, 3) (4, 6) (5, 1) (2, 4) (1, 3) (6, 3)

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Question 6 6. A candy company is introducing a new brand of chocolate to the market. They have advertised heavily, investing $8,000,000 in New York, but no ads were run in Boston. After analyzing the data, they have found no statistically significant difference between their sales in New York and Boston. Why is this an example of inferential statistics?

Question 7 7. Which of the following are arranged from smallest unit to largest unit?

Question 8 8. What is the density of a solid that has a mass of 9.2 grams and a volume of 12.3 cm^3? Would this object float or sink in water?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is a conversion factor?

Question 10 10.

For the following equation, identify the slope, the intercept, and interpret the meaning of each for the scenario.

y = -4x + 7

For every incorrect answer, Stacia looses points. She gets points for writing her name on her paper.

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Question 11 11. Which variable remains unaffected by the other variables of an experiment?

Question 12 12. How does a regression line show the relationship between two points?

Question 13 13. Which axis is the horizontal axis?

Question 14 14. During an exam, what should you do if you're having trouble visualizing the line graph that matches your data table?

Question 15 15. The density of mercury is 13.6 g/mL. What is its density in lbs/L? (Hint: 1 lb = 0.454 kg)

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Question 16 16. Which rule keeps you from getting distracted by incorrect choices in a multiple-choice question?

Question 17 17.

The area of a rectangle can be found by multiplying its length by its width. What is the area of a rectangle that is 5.6 cm in length and 9.24 cm wide?

Report your answer with the correct number of significant figures.

Question 18 18. What is the mass of a liquid with a density of 2.12 g/mL and a volume of 53.0 mL?

Question 19 19. If you add 50.0 mL of water to a beaker containing 22 mL of water, then how much water do you have in the beaker?

Question 20 20. If you are driving at a speed of 55.0 miles per hour, then what is your speed in meters per second? (Hint: 1 mile = 1,600 meters.)

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Question 21 21. A company is trying to determine what products it should develop in the next 10 years. They are analyzing data from their sales, as well as the data from the leading 10 companies in the industry in order to try and find a pattern of what products could be most successful. What type of statistics is the company using?

Question 22 22. Which rule helps you identify the biological ideas that you'll need to reference in order to solve the problem?

Question 23 23. How many mL are in 3.4 L?

Question 24 24. For her research project, Jerri interviewed ten people asking them the same open-ended questions. What type of research did Jerri engage in?

Question 25 25. A graph that peaks to the left or the right of the center is known as _____.

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Question 26 26. Which rule allows you to get oriented to the information in the problem?

Question 27 27. A statistician makes a graph, which includes a shape that's almost mirrored perfectly across a line, but not quite. How should we describe the shape?

Question 28 28. Bill completed both qualitative and quantitative research, analyzed the data, and interpreted his findings. What is Bill now ready to do?

Question 29 29. Which type of chart illustrates relationships between concepts or steps in a process?

Question 30 30. Implying or inferring certain recommendations is the ability to do what?

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