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Descriptive Statistics...?Critique of the Report on the Effectiveness of the New Drug for Pro Cancer The following is a review on the article that reported on the effectiveness of the new drug for prostate cancer. This review will show that the research team made critical errors in interpreting the **statistical** information that it was able to derive using the data found in Table 1. Table 1. Number of weeks the patient lived after taking the drug Patient Number No. of Weeks 1 3 2 5 3 6 4 6 5 8 6 8 7 9 8 9 9 9 10 10 11 11 12 45 Figures in Table 1 represent a data set with a mean of 10.75 and a standard deviation of 11.02. This indicates that with the new drug, the patients lived longer on the average, reaching up to 10.75 weeks of living (Creswell,...

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PAS...the globe. There are several factors that limit their use, which may be reflected later. Moreover, the **statistical** analysis of the pas automotive repair company and distribution channels, which is very essential in making sound decisions, will be evaluated. Secondly, the study of online and traditional agency services (in terms of understanding consumer needs) is relevant not only for the owners of Pas Automotive Repair Company, but also for the insurance companies, transportation and others. Through the data, a clear analysis of the various factors affecting the industry is evaluated. This leads to increased efficiency and consequently increased returns. Additionally, research of the subject carries a...

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Diagnosis and data gathering based on a case study Peppercorn Dining...operates concerning their development and change. In their quest to obtain the needed data, the consultants will issue questionnaires to staff members and managers. Sample Selection The selection will be based on randomization principle, which is a procedure of giving every subject in a population an equal chance of appearing in the selection. Stratified random sampling will be used to select the sample population. After which, simple random sampling will be used to get the required the desired sample. Data analysis Data Analysis procedure The data collected was analyzed using both **descriptive** and inferential **statistics**. Open coding was used to initially name and categorize the data, and selective coding...

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The Manager as a Critical Thinker...contractors. Local contractors can too offer such services.
6. According to the online website Wikipedia: Wikipedia may not be considered as a reliable source of information.
7. You rebut the governor's proposal: The phrase may be indicating a partial and biased opinion of author towards Governor.
What are the value conflicts and assumptions
Some of the assumptions and value conflicts are:
1. Author belongs to Union therefore as per her background; she assumed that conflict between management and unions is inherent.
2. Is Outsourcing bad for the employees
Management is evil therefore it will take decisions which will be in direct conflict with the interests of the employees.
What are the **descriptive** assumptions
Some of...

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The influences of innovation in Apple's Company...and intention to patronize innovation in the product/process/management structure were incorporated (consensus validity), so that the respondent's overall score on the positive or negative attitude toward innovation could be obtained. Convergence reliability and divergence reliability can thus be established. In the study, a five-point scale was also used and it was felt that the five scale categories would absorb the variability in the responses of the respondents and at the same time produce a reasonably high reliability score.
3.4 Data Analysis
All data will be analyzed and tabulated for both positive and negative adjustment, the frequency of responses will be calculated and **descriptive** **statistics**...

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Research methods for business and management...thus effectively minimizes the objectivity of the data collected. These methods can be used as a means of comparing two groups in order to establish an underlying similarity or difference on a specific numerical variable or variables. These methods are especially useful in making inferences and generalizing the data obtained (Holden & Lynch, 2004).
In collecting quantitative data, I would focus on more on concrete numbers rather than esoteric **descriptions**. The data collection would include the compilation of concrete numerical data such as financial **statistics**, employment **statistics** including pay rate, staffing levels and employee competencies. This data can be obtained through...

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Case 3:Unit 5...Introduction This study considered the demographics of credit card holders and the amount charged on a particular credit card during a time period ofone year. Thorough analysis of all data will be conducted. First, a **descriptive** analysis of distributions and relationships (n=77) was completed. Next, **statistical** testing and estimation was used to assess the current sample and population benchmarks in terms of cardholder demographics, to test changes in cardholder income from the previous year, and to examine the effects of demographics on the amount charged. Finally, regression modeling was used to create a model for predicting amount charged with given demographics information.
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Tech Tierra Forecasting...a paricular time is a significant requirement. Log (Sales) is taken to being overcoming the prevailing problem of the hetrosecadaticity.
Table 1 : Summary of **Descriptive** **Statistics**
Sales
Log(sales)
Sales
Log(sales)
Mean
11499.52
9.3051
1st Quartile
8820
9.0848
Variance
12985297
0.089
3rd Quartile
13349
9.4992
Std. Dev.
3603.51
0.2982
Interquartile Range
4529
0.4144
Skewness
1.0696
0.2326
1.00%
6520
8.7826
Kurtosis
4.4042
2.7986
2.50%
6543
8.7862
Median
10933
9.2995
5.00%
6692
8.8087
Mean Abs....

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Descriptive Statistics...**Descriptive** **Statistics** Analysis of Article The **descriptive** **statistics** in this study was cross-sectional given that it entailed the listing of responsive items for the study and interviewing of the respondents. The study employed the use of means and percentages to outline its outcomes. For instance, averagely, the study notes that approximately 100 children are being killed as cyclists in the US. Subsequently, the study uses measures of spread such as standard deviation in the analysis of the results by the use of aspects such as out if the 113,476 telephone numbers of respondents sampled, 59% were ineligible, 28% had their eligibility unknown and only 13% were eligible....

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CS 2 Descriptive Statistics Part I: Normal Curves, Variability, and Plotting...**Descriptive** **statistics** **Descriptive** **statistics** Introduction **Descriptive** **statistics** entails a quantitative of data (Dodge, 2003). Its aim is to summarize a sample. The various measures used to describe a set of data, measures of central tendency, measures of dispersion and measures of distribution. Central tendency measurement involves mean, mode and median. Measures of dispersion include variance or standard deviation, minimum and maximum variables values, kurtosis and skewness (Trochim, 2006). **Descriptive** **statistics** produce sample summaries about observations. There are two types of summaries namely: quantitative and visual. Quantitative or summary **statistics** give only numbers while visual employs the use of charts or graphs... . The made...

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