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. Please draw a skewed distribution and label where you would find the mean, median and mode. Is the skew positive or negative? (3 pts)

2. In an office with 7 workers,

**all** entered a weight loss competition among each other. After a few weeks of

dieting, their weight loss (in pounds) were as follows: 5, 7, 3, 0, 2, 4, 3. For this database, please: (total

11.5 pts- show all steps)

1. calculate the measures of

*central tendency* (3 of them).

a. compare the 3 – what does

**each** “say/represent” about the distribution

b. overall, based on the measures, is the data symmetrical or skewed, if is, which direction

c. identify which you believe to be the most appropriate to report and

**why**

SOC 3170: Exam 1 Hand Calculations Worth 57 pts PLEASE READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS AND QUESTIONS CAREFULLY You must show ALL work for ALL Calculations/Diagrams in order to earn full points. Even if the answer is correct, if I don’t see all the steps, you will NOT get full points. Diagram all Bell Curves with shading as applicable and any other required items/steps that have been outlined in assignments/PPs/feedback – EVEN if not specifically asked for Do NOT round data until then end (if more than 3 decimals, you can round to 3 during calculations). Remember some are rounded to 2 at the end and some keep to 3 – it’s all been discussed. Points deducted in not done correctly Full Sentence Summary on ALL Probability/Bell Curve questions 1. Please draw a skewed distribution and label where you would find the mean, median and mode. Is the skew positive or negative? (3 pts) 2. In an office with 7 workers, all entered a weight loss competition among each other. After a few weeks of dieting, their weight loss (in pounds) were as follows: 5, 7, 3, 0, 2, 4, 3. For this database, please: (total 11.5 pts- show all steps) 1. calculate the measures of central tendency (3 of them). a. compare the 3 – what does each “say/represent” about the distribution b. overall, based on the measures, is the data symmetrical or skewed, if is, which direction c. identify which you believe to be the most appropriate to report and why 2. calculate the measures of dispersion/variability (3 of them). Create & show appropriate table needed to be used to calculate 2 of them.. a. which measure of variability would be most appropriate to report for this data and why? 3. Given the following information: Mean=40 years & sd = 1.5 years: What is the probability that the next student you meet will be: (show work) (20 pts total) Between 39 & 40 Between 38 & 42 Between 41 & 44 36 years of age or older 35 years or Younger 4. Given the following…

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