AEPA Math: Statistics Overview Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Julie wants to understand the growth rates of children in kindergarten. She asks a local elementary school for their help, and she takes the measurements of 45 kindergartners throughout the year. She finds that the children grow at a rate of 2-4 inches over the year, while the national research shows that children of that age grow at a rate of 2-3 inches per year. Identify the population, sample, statistic, and parameter in this scenario.

Question 2 2. Select the statement that represents discrete quantitative data.

Question 3 3. What is data that can be measured and ordered?

Question 4 4. Sandra is selling her new line of all natural make-up products and wants to know the popularity of certain colors among teenagers. She hands out a survey to all of the students in her teenage daughter's class and asks them to identify their favorite make up colors. Which is the population and which is the sample in this scenario?

Question 5 5. Madison and Charlotte are having a competition, seeing how long they can each hold a note on their flutes. Meanwhile, Charlotte wants to know how many notes Madison can produce accurately on her flute. Are these pieces of data discrete or continuous?

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Question 6 6. What is a mathematical comparison between two numbers?

Question 7 7. Analyze the following statements and indicate which one best describes the difference between the population and the sample.

Question 8 8. How do descriptive and inferential statistics differ?

Question 9 9. What is statistical estimation?

Question 10 10. In statistics, a sample:

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Question 11 11. David wants to collect information about his friends and how many siblings they each have. David has eight friends. How should he collect this data? Why?

Question 12 12. What is information that is collected for analysis?

Question 13 13. What is data that is grouped in evenly distributed values and measured based on the group to which the variable is attributed?

Question 14 14. What are two examples of inferential statistics?

Question 15 15. What is data that cannot be divided, it is distinct and can only occur in certain values?

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Question 16 16.

Katie is collecting data about the number of people that are interested in different dance styles. After passing out a survey, she has gathered the following information:

Style / Number of people interested in this style

Ballet / 20

Jazz /12

Hip Hop / 8

Lyrical / 26

Tap / 10

What type of data did Katie collect?

Question 17 17. The numbers on lacrosse jerseys are an example of _____ data.

Question 18 18. One trick to finding out if information is categorical or quantitative is to analyze the answer to the question. Which of the following is TRUE:

Question 19 19. Elizabeth is waiting for her flight at the airport. She decides to conduct an experiment. She wants to know how many people at the airport carry a laptop with them for their flight. She sees 50 people walk past her as she waits. Thirty of those people are carrying laptops. What is the population and sample in this scenario?

Question 20 20. What is data that can be ordered and ranked, but not measured?

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Question 21 21. What is categorical data that assigns numerical values as an attribute to an object, animal, person or any other non-number?

Question 22 22. What are all members of a specified group?

Question 23 23. Why might a researcher use a sample rather than an entire population for their study?

Question 24 24. Charlotte is part of her local track team. She can jump 4 hurdles and can long jump 5 feet 5 inches. There are seven girls and ten boys on her track team. Six of the team members are ranked among the top 10 regional athletes. Which piece of this data is discrete and which is continuous?

Question 25 25. Which of the following answers is an example of discrete data?

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Question 26 26. What is data that can be divided infinitely?

Question 27 27. What are the characteristics used to describe a population?

Question 28 28. What do we call a part of a population used to describe the whole group?

Question 29 29. A coach records the levels of ability in martial arts of various kids. What type of data is this?

Question 30 30. Which of the following answers is an example of continuous data?

AEPA Math: Statistics Overview Chapter Exam Instructions

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