MS 150 Statistics Test 01 Spring 2003
1 to 4: Matching: Levels of Measurement
____ 1. Names: Abigail, Alexis, Elizabeth, Emily, Hannah, Lauren, Madison, Olivia, Samantha, Taylor 

A. Interval 
____ 2. Ten most popular
girl baby
names in the United States in 2000 in descending order: Hannah, Emily, Madison, Elizabeth, Alexis, Sarah, Taylor, Lauren, Jessica, Ashley.^{1,2} 

B. Ordinal 
____ 3. Year: 1981, 1987, 1999, 2002 

C. Nominal 
____ 4. The numbers of baby girls born in Michigan in 2001 given the names shown:
Alexis 
Emily 
Hannah 
Madison 
Olivia 
Comingalongaleen 
648  893  817  934  677  0 


D. Ratio 
^{1}Predicted up and coming most popular: Jenna, Maya, Trinity, Autumn, Jada, Gabriella
^{2}Most unpopular names: Hermine, Charmain, Charla, Glynnis, Merla, Ginette
The rest of the questions use the following seat count data
The following data was gathered by the MS 095 PreAlgebra students on 23 January 2003. The data is the count of the seats in the FSMChina Friendship Sports Center by pairs of students:
1220, 1279, 1229, 1290, 1291, 1291, 1291, 1300, 1466, 1470
 ______ What is the sample size n?
 ______ What is the minimum value in this data set?
 ______ What is the maximum value in this data set?
 ______ What is the range for this data?
 ______ Divide the data into five bins. What is the width of a single bin?
 Determine the frequency and calculate the relative frequency using five bins. Record your results in the table provided.
Bins  Frequency  Relative Frequency 
_______  _______  _______ 
_______  _______  _______ 
_______  _______  _______ 
_______  _______  _______ 
_______  _______  _______ 
Sum:  _______  _______ 
 ______ What is the mode for the seat count data?
 ______ What is the median for the seat count data?
 ______ What is the mean for the seat count data?
 ______ What is the sample standard deviation for the seat count data?
 ______ What is the coefficient of variation for the seat count data?
 Somewhere on this page, sketch a RELATIVE frequency histogram of the data, labeling your horizontal axis and vertical axis with labels that you feel are appropriate.
 ____________ What is the shape of the distribution?
 ____________ Do you think Madison should be a girl's name or a boy's name?
 ____________ What would you name a baby girl?