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FTCE: Analyzing Data and Drawing Conclusions Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Wanting a particular conclusion to occur might override what the statistics of a sample survey are showing. This problem is called _____.

Question 2 2. When the data in a survey is selected because it leads to a particular result, this is called _____.

Question 3 3. Reducing the number of independent variables in a sample survey increases _____.

Question 4 4. Saying an increase in ice cream sales causes an increase in temperature is an example of _____.

Question 5 5. Which of the following pairs of variables are probably NOT conditioned on each other?

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Question 6 6. What is the biggest disadvantage of an observational study?

Question 7 7. Which of the following statements are true about an observational study?

Question 8 8. Which of the following are advantages of an observational study?

Question 9 9. Which of the following are examples of an observational study?

Question 10 10. Which of the following are NOT examples of an observational study?

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Question 11 11. Why do scientists have differing opinions about what the same set of data means?

Question 12 12. You run an experiment to test which brand of food your dog prefers. You offer her three different brands of food at each meal, presenting them all at the same time (so that she does not just prefer the one that comes first!). Three weeks of data collection indicate that she ate Brand C more often than Brand A or Brand B. What can you conclude from these results?

Question 13 13. What is one benefit of scientists disagreeing about the meaning of experimental data?

Question 14 14. What does it mean to draw logical conclusions from experimental data?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is true about conclusions drawn from experimental data?

FTCE: Analyzing Data and Drawing Conclusions Chapter Exam Instructions

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