Elementary Statistics: A Step-by-Step Approach with Formula Card 9th Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 0078136334
ISBN 13: 978-0-07813-633-7

Chapter 1 - The Nature of Probability and Statistics - Chapter Quiz - Page 37: 22


a. descriptive b. inferential c. descriptive d. inferential e. inferential

Work Step by Step

a. Descriptive statistics is used for the average life expectancy in New Zealand. b. Inferential statistics is used for the conclusion that a diet high in fruits and vegetables will lower blood pressure. c. Descriptive statistics is used for the total amount of estimated losses for Hurricane Katrina. d. Inferential statistics is used when researchers stated that the shape of a person’s ears is relative to the person’s aggression. e. Inferential statistics is used to estimate that there will be 18 million Americans who are age 85 and over in 2050,
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