STA301 Statistics and Probability Assignment 1 Solution Spring 2014

Question 1:                                                                                                     Marks: 0.5×6 = 3

You have studied FOUR scales of measurement in your course. Looking at the following real life examples, can you determine which measurement scales is most suitable for each example?

Example

Suitable Scale

People categorized according to religion (Muslim, Hindu, Christian)

Positions obtained by students in a class (1st, 2nd, 3rd )  
Temperature in different cities of Pakistan

Height of students in a college

Weight of students in a college

Occupations (Doctor, Lawyer, Teacher etc.) adopted by individuals

 

  Question 2:                                                                                                         Marks: 2+2+2=6

Class limits and there respective frequencies are given. Construct the columns of:

(i)                 Cumulative Frequency

(ii)               Class Boundaries

(iii)             Mid Points

 

Class Limits

Frequency = f

Cumulative Frequency

Class Boundaries

Mid Points

35-39

15

40-44

13

45-49

17

50-54

28

55-59

11

60-64

10

65-69

5

Total

99

 

 

 

 

   Question 3:                                                                                                   Marks: 2+2+2= 6

By using the given data set 150, 174,193, 211, 214, 219, 262, 271, 296, and 300; calculate the following measures of averages.

1)                  Arithmetic Mean

2)                  Geometric Mean

3)                  Harmonic Mean

Solution: 

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