# Nonfiction books

Question 1

A survey of 20 college students was conducted to determine how many fiction or nonfiction books they had read for pleasure during the past three months (not including books for school). The answers from those 20 students are below.

2,  4,  5,  1,  3,  2,  5,  6,  1,  2,  4,  3,  6,  10,  12,  10,  2,  8,  6,  7For these data, calculate the mean, µ.   Round to the nearest hundredths place if a fraction.  The mean is:

A.  6.06

B. 4.56

c. 5.95

D.  4.95

the mean is a value not listed in alternatives “a” through “e”

Question 2

The scores below are the number of students who call in sick to a local elementary school during flu season, each day for one week, beginning Monday through Friday.       Number of student absences on a particular day of the week: 24, 18, 11, 13, 31For these data, calculate the median.  Round to the nearest tenths place if a fraction. The median is: Group of answer choices

A. the median is a value not listed in alternatives “a” through “d”

B.  12

C. 18

D. 24

E. 19

Question 3

1.5 pts The scores below are a sample of scores of the statistics final exam that N = 12 students made. Final exam sample scores: 92, 81, 96, 94, 53, 24, 61, 73, 100, 71, 92, 20For these data, calculate the sample mean, M. Round to the nearest tenths place if a fraction.  The mean is:  Group of answer choices

A. 71

B. the mean is a value not listed in alternatives “a” through “d”

C.  70

D. 70.4

E.  71.4

Question 4

The scores below are the number of times that adults moved residences before completing high school (or, how many times they moved).

Scores: 5, 5, 1, 3, 7, 5, 4, 6, 2, 8, 6, 7, 3

For these data, calculate the standard deviation, . Round to the nearest tenths place if a fraction. The standard deviation is:

A. 1.5

B. the standard deviation is a value not listed in alternatives “a” through “d”

C. 4

D. 2

E.  52.3

Question 5

The scores below are measures of the number of siblings (brothers and sisters combined) of children participating in the YMCA “after school” daycare program for elementary school children. Scores: 1, 5, 5, 0, 2, 4, 0, 0, 2, 7, 1, 1, 1, 3

For these data, calculate the standard deviation, . Round to the nearest tenths place if a fraction. The standard deviation is:

A.  2.1

B.  1.5

C. 4.5

D. 2.3

E. the standard deviation is a value not listed in alternatives “a” through “d”

Question 6

The following are scores of 15 college students on a measure of altruism (meaning, concern for the well-being of others).  High scores represent higher levels of altruism, with the highest score possible being 100.

90,  94,  53,  68,  79,  84,  87,  72,  70,  69,  65,  89,  85,  83,  72

For these data, calculate the range.  Round to the nearest tenths place if a fraction.  The range is:

A. 53

B.  the range is a value not listed in alternatives “a” through “d”

C. 41

D. 40

E.  42

Question 7

The following are the number of minutes it took for nine hatchling turtles to walk from their nest in the sand to the ocean waters at the beach on South Padre Island, Texas.   4,    9,    11,    12,    17,    5,    8,    12,    14For these data, calculate the standard deviation, ơ.      Round to the nearest tenths place if a fraction.  The standard deviation is: Group of answer choices

A. 139.5

B. he standard deviation is a value not listed in alternatives “a” through “d”

C. 15.5

D. 3.9

E. 10.2

Question 8

The scores below are the number of students who call in sick to a local elementary school during flu season, each day for one week, beginning Monday through Friday.       Number of student absences on a particular day of the week: 24, 18, 11, 13, 31For these data, calculate the standard deviation, ơ. Round to the nearest tenths place if a fraction.  The standard deviation is:  Group of answer choices

A. 7.3

B. the standard deviation is a value not listed in alternatives “a” through “d” C.   8.4

D.  9.2

E. 7.1

Question 9

The scores below are measures of the number of siblings (brothers and sisters combined) of children participating in the YMCA “after school” daycare program for elementary school children. Scores: 1, 5, 5, 0, 2, 4, 0, 0, 2, 7, 1, 1, 1, 3

For these data, calculate the median. Round to the nearest tenths place if a fraction. The median is:

A.  1

B.  0

C. 2

D. 2.3

E. 1.5

F. the median is a value not listed in alternatives “a” through “e”

Question 10

The scores below are the numbers of dogs that nine “dog-loving” families have: Dogs in the family:  5, 7, 8, 6, 4, 3, 2, 6, 5 For these data, calculate the mode. Group of answer choices

A. 5 & 6

B. the mode is a value not listed in alternatives “a” through “d”

C.  9

D. 4 & 2

E.  8