Stats Modeling the World, 4th Edition

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ISBN 10: 0133151549
ISBN 13: 978-0-13315-154-1

Chapter 2 - Displaying and Describing Categorical Data - Exercises - Page 39: 26


a) Females: 18.2% liberal, 19% moderate, 3.1% conservative. b) Males: 26.0% liberal, 23% moderate, 11.0% conservative. c) Chart attached d) We see that males answered the survey with one of the three categories more often, meaning that they are more likely to identify as liberal, moderate, or conservative than females are.

Work Step by Step

To find a percentage, always find what fraction of a whole a certain thing is. Then, express this fraction as a decimal by performing division. Finally, multiply by 100% to get the decimal expressed as a percentage. Create a chart in MS Excel using the given data.
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