# descriptive and inferential statistics worksheet 2

Descriptive and Inferential Statistics Worksheet

Complete both Part A and Part B below.

# Part A

Before completing the following questions, be sure to have read Appendix C and the Statistical Software Resources at the ends of Chapters 2 and 3 from Statistics Plain and Simple.

• Using MicrosoftÂ® ExcelÂ®, enter the following data from the 40 participants by first creating a variable labeled â€œScoreâ€. Next, compute the mean, median, and mode for the following set of 40 reading scores:
• Imagine you are the assistant manager of a fast food store. Part of your job is to report which special is selling best to the store manager at the end of each day. Use your knowledge of descriptive statistics and write one paragraph to let the store manager know what happened today. Use the following data.
• Suppose you are working with a data set that has some different (much larger or much smaller than the rest of the data) scores. What measure of central tendency (mean, median or mode) would you use and why?
• During the course of a semester, 10 students in Mr. Smithâ€™s class took three exams. Use MicrosoftÂ® ExcelÂ® to compute all the descriptive statistics for the following set of three test scores over the course of a semester. Which test had the highest average score? Which test had the smallest amount of variability? How would you interpret the differences between exams, and note the range, means, and standard deviations over time?
• For each of the following, indicate whether you would use a pie, line, or bar chart, and why:
• Using the data from question 1, create a frequency table and a histogram in MicrosoftÂ® ExcelÂ®.

SUMMARY

 31 32 43 42 24 34 25 44 23 43 24 36 25 41 23 28 14 21 24 17 25 23 44 21 13 26 23 32 12 26 14 42 14 31 52 12 23 42 32 34
 Special number Sold Cost Huge Burger 20 \$2.95 Baby Burger 18 \$1.49 Chicken Littles 25 \$3.50 Porker Burger 19 \$2.95 Yummy Burger 17 \$1.99 Coney Dog 20 \$1.99 Total specials sold 119
 Test 1 Test 2 Test 3 90 94 95 65 75 90 51 77 91 88 84 93 72 88 92 75 84 90 60 75 83 78 85 90 80 80 92 84 88 94
• The proportion of freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors in a particular university
• Change in GPA over four semesters
• Number of applicants for four different jobs
• Reaction time to different stimuli
• Number of scores in each of 10 categories

Part B

Answer the questions below. Be specific and provide examples when relevant.

Cite any sources consistent with APA guidelines.

 Question Answer What are statistics and how are they used in the behavioral sciences? Your answer should be 100 to 175 words. Providing examples of each, compare and contrast the four levels of measurement. Your answer should be 175 to 350 words. Differentiate between descriptive and inferential statistics. What information do they provide? What are their similarities and differences? Your answer should be 175 to 350 words.
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