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Presentation of Scientific Data Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The _____ refers to the consistent change between x and y in a formula.

Question 2 2. In the equation y = 4x +15, what does 15 represent?

Question 3 3. A(n) _____ is a comparison of two values, usually x and y, and the consistent change between those values.

Question 4 4. A _____ attempts to predict the relationship between two points.

Question 5 5. What is the slope intercept formula?

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Question 6 6. Which type of chart compares data with relative percentages?

Question 7 7. Which axis is the horizontal axis?

Question 8 8. Which type of chart plots the relationship between dependent and independent variables?

Question 9 9. Which type of chart illustrates relationships between concepts or steps in a process?

Question 10 10. Which variable remains unaffected by the other variables of an experiment?

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Question 11 11. What does it tell you if the line of best fit on your graph in an experiment is flat (not uphill or downhill)?

Question 12 12. The variable that you actively change during an experiment is called what?

Question 13 13. You are doing a biology experiment. Your independent variable is amount of sunlight, and your dependent variable is how tall a particular type of plant grows. Which of the following graphs shows that if you double the amount of sunlight, you will always increase the height of the plant by the same amount?

Question 14 14. What is a graph?

Question 15 15. Where do you place the independent and dependent variables in a scatter plot?

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Question 16 16.

Which of the following is the median of the set of data below?

2, 5, 1, 7, 6, 5, 2, 8, 4

Question 17 17. Inferential statistics are important to a study because they allow researchers to _____.

Question 18 18.

Which of the following is the mean of the set of data below?

3, 6, 2, 8, 6, 6, 2, 8, 4

Question 19 19. Psychologists use statistical analysis to _____.

Question 20 20. For the results of a study to be thought to support a hypothesis, researchers must prove that the results have _____.

Presentation of Scientific Data Chapter Exam Instructions

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