Stats: Data and Models (3rd Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321692551
ISBN 13: 978-0-32169-255-9

Chapter 2 - Data - Exercises: 25

Answer

Who: Kentucky Derby races; What: Date, winner, margin, jockey, net proceed to winner, duration, track condition; When: 1875 to 2008; Where: Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky; Why: Not specified (Maybe to see trends in horse racing); How: Official statistics collected at the race Variable: Year; Type: Quantitative; Units: Day and year; Variable: Winner; Type: Identifier; Variable: Margin; Type: Quantitative; Units: Horse lengths; Variable: Jockey; Type: Categorical; Variable: Net proceeds to winner; Type: Quantitative; Units: Dollars; Variable: Duration; Type: Quantitative; Units: Minutes and seconds; Variable: Track condition; Type: Categorical

Work Step by Step

Who: Kentucky Derby races; What: Date, winner, margin, jockey, net proceed to winner, duration, track condition; When: 1875 to 2008; Where: Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky; Why: Not specified (Maybe to see trends in horse racing); How: Official statistics collected at the race Variable: Year; Type: Quantitative; Units: Day and year; Variable: Winner; Type: Identifier; Variable: Margin; Type: Quantitative; Units: Horse lengths; Variable: Jockey; Type: Categorical; Variable: Net proceeds to winner; Type: Quantitative; Units: Dollars; Variable: Duration; Type: Quantitative; Units: Minutes and seconds; Variable: Track condition; Type: Categorical
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