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1 MATH 3/GRACEY PRACTICE EXAM/CHAPTERS 2-3 Name MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. Provide an appropriate response. 1) The frequency distribution below summarizes employee years of service for Alpha Corporation. Determine the width of each class. 1) Years of service Frequency A) B) 6 C) 5 D) 4 SHORT ANSWER. Write the word or phrase that best completes each statement or answers the question. Solve the problem. 2) Using a strict interpretation of the relevant criteria characterizing a normal distribution,does the frequency distribution below appear to have a normal distribution? Does the distribution appear to be normal if the criteria are interpreted very loosely? 2) Closing Share Price Frequency

2 MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. Construct the cumulative frequency distribution that corresponds to the given frequency distribution. 3) Number Speed of cars ) A) C) Cumulative Speed Frequency Less than 30 4 Less than Less than Less than120 0 Cumulative Speed Frequency B) D) Cumulative Speed Frequency Less than Less than Less than Less than Cumulative Speed Frequency Less than 30 0 Less than Less than Less than

3 Provide an appropriate response. 4) The frequency distribution for the weekly incomes of students with part-time jobs is given below. Construct the corresponding relative frequency distribution. Round relative frequencies to the nearest hundredth of a percent if necessary. 4) Income (\$) Frequency More than A) Relative Income (\$) Frequency % % % % More than % C) Relative Income (\$) Frequency % % % % More than % B) D) Relative Income (\$) Frequency % % % % More than % Relative Income (\$) Frequency % % % % More than % SHORT ANSWER. Write the word or phrase that best completes each statement or answers the question. Use the given data to construct a frequency distribution. 5) A medical research team studied the ages of patients who had strokes caused by stress. The ages of 34 patients who suffered stress strokes were as follows Construct a frequency distribution for these ages. Use 8 classes beginning with a lower class limit of 25. Age Frequency 5) 3

4 MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. Provide an appropriate response. 6) A nurse measured the blood pressure of each person who visited her clinic. Following is a relative-frequency histogram for the systolic blood pressure readings for those people aged between 25 and 40. The blood pressure readings were given to the nearest whole number. Approximately what percentage of the people aged had a systolic blood pressure reading between 1 and 139 inclusive? 6) A) 59% B) 39% C) 75% D) 89% 7) The histogram below represents the number of television sets per household for a sample of U.S. households. How many households are included in the histogram? 7) Frequency Number of TV Sets A) 1 B) 95 C) 90 D) 0 4

5 SHORT ANSWER. Write the word or phrase that best completes each statement or answers the question. 8) In a survey, 26 voters were asked their ages. The results are shown below. Construct a histogram to represent the data (with 5 classes beginning with a lower class limit of 19.5 and a class width of ). What is the approximate age at the center? ) 9) Suppose that you construct a histogram and a relative frequency histogram corresponding to a particular frequency table. In what ways will the two histograms be similar? In what ways will they differ? 9) Solve the problem. ) The frequency table below shows the amount of weight loss during the first month of a diet program for both males and females. Compare the results by constructing two frequency polygons on the same axes, and determine whether there appears to be a significant difference between the two genders. ) Weight (lb) Frequency (males) Weight (lb) Frequency (females)

6 MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. Construct the dotplot for the given data. 11) Attendance records at a school show the number of days each student was absent during the year. The days absent for each student were as follows ) A) B) C) D) Use the data to create a stemplot. 12) The attendance counts for this season's basketball games are listed below A) B) ) 6

7 13) The following data consists of the weights (in pounds) of 15 randomly selected women and the weights of 15 randomly selected men. Construct a back-to-back stemplot for the data. 13) Women: Men: Men Women A) Men Women B) Find the original data from the stemplot. 14) Stem Leaves A) 61, 65, 61, 78, 88, 85 B) 65, 61, 68, 71, 81, 85 C) 65, 68, 71, 71, 85, 85 D) 65, 68, 71, 78, 85, 85 14) Provide an appropriate response. 15) The table contains data from a study of daily study time for 40 students from Statistics 1. Construct an ogive from the data. 15) Minutes on homework Number of students Relative frequency Cumulative frequency Cumulative Frequency Homework Time (minutes) 7

8 A) B) Relative Frequency Homework Time (minutes) Relative Frequency Homework Time (minutes) C) D) Frequency Homework Time (minutes) Solve the problem. 16) 240 casino patrons, were interviewed as they left the casino. 72 of them said they spent most of the time playing the slots. 72 of them said they played blackjack. 36 said they played craps. 12 said roulette. 12 said poker. The rest were not sure what they played the most. Construct a Pareto chart to depict the gaming practices of the group of casino goers. Choose the vertical scale so that the relative frequencies are represented. 16) 8

9 A) B) C) D) 17) A car dealer is deciding what kinds of vehicles he should order from the factory. He looks at his sales report for the preceding period. Choose the vertical scale so that the relative frequencies are represented. 17) Vehicle Sales Economy 34 Sports 8.5 Family 59.5 Luxury 17 Truck 51 Construct a Pareto chart to help him decide. 9

10 A) B) C) D) Construct a pie chart representing the given data set. 18) The following figures give the distribution of land (in acres) for a county containing 66,000 acres. Forest Farm Urban ,500 18) A) B)

11 Use the pie chart to solve the problem. 19) A survey of the 4571 vehicles on the campus of State University yielded the following pie chart. 19) 9% 16% 35% 8% 4% 28% What percent of the vehicles are hatchbacks? A) 35% B) 28% C) 160% D) 8% Use the given paired data to construct a scatterplot. 20) x y y 20) - x - A) B) y y - x - x

12 C) y D) y - x - x - - SHORT ANSWER. Write the word or phrase that best completes each statement or answers the question. Provide an appropriate response. 21) Use the high closing values of Naristar Inc. stock from the years to construct a time-series graph. (Let x = 0 represent 1990 and so on.) Identify a trend. y 21) Year High Year High x 12

13 22) An annual survey sent to retail store managers contained the question "Did your store suffer any losses due to employee theft?" The responses are summarized in the table for two years, 2000 and Construct a multiple bar graph of the data, then describe any trends. 22) Employee Percentage Percentage Theft in 2000 in 2005 Yes No Totals ) A television manufacturer sold three times as many televisions in 2005 as it did in To illustrate this fact, the manufacturer draws a graph as shown below. The television on the right is three times as tall and three times as wide as the television on the left. Why is this graph misleading? What visual impression is created by the graph? 23) 13

14 MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. Find the mean for the given sample data. Unless indicated otherwise, round your answer to one more decimal place than is present in the original data values. 24) The weights (in pounds) of six dogs are listed below. Find the mean weight. 24) A) 54 lb B) 53.5 lb C) 64.8 lb D) 54.5 lb Find the median for the given sample data. 25) The ages (in years) of the eight passengers on a bus are listed below Find the median age. A) 25 yr B) 25.5 yr C) 26 yr D) 24.5 yr 25) Find the mode(s) for the given sample data. 26) A) 77 B) 53.2 C) 52 D) 77, 52 26) Find the midrange for the given sample data. 27) A meteorologist records the number of clear days in a given year in each of 21 different U.S. cities. The results are shown below. Find the midrange A) 112 days B) 1.5 days C) 98 days D) 117 days 27) SHORT ANSWER. Write the word or phrase that best completes each statement or answers the question. Find the mean and median for each of the two samples, then compare the two sets of results. 28) A comparison is made between summer electric bills of those who have central air and those who have window units. May June July Aug Sept Central \$32 \$64 \$80 \$90 \$65 Window \$15 \$84 \$99 \$120 \$40 28) MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. Find the mean of the data summarized in the given frequency distribution. 29) A company had 80 employees whose salaries are summarized in the frequency distribution below. Find the mean salary. 29) Salary (\$) Employees 5,001-,000 16,001-15, ,001-20, ,001-25, ,001-30, A) \$16, B) \$17,500 C) \$17, D) \$19,

15 Solve the problem. 30) A student earned grades of 91, 76, 92, and 79 on her four regular tests. She earned a grade of 79 on the final exam and 85 on her class projects. Her combined homework grade was 87. The four regular tests count for 40% of the final grade, the final exam counts for 30%, the project counts for %, and homework counts for 20%. What is her weighted mean grade? Round to one decimal place. A) 84.2 B) 84.1 C) 82.4 D) ) Find the range for the given sample data. 31) Rich Borne teaches Chemistry 1. Last week he gave his students a quiz. Their scores are listed below A) 44 B) 9 C) 12 D) 56 31) Find the variance for the given data. Round your answer to one more decimal place than the original data. 32) A) 19.0 B) 15.2 C) 49.0 D) ) Find the standard deviation for the given sample data. Round your answer to one more decimal place than is present in the original data. 33) The top nine scores on the organic chemistry midterm are as follows. 33) 37, 24, 53, 49, 44, 63, 28, 49, 30 A) 13.9 B) 13.0 C) 5.2 D) 12.3 Find the coefficient of variation for each of the two sets of data, then compare the variation. Round results to one decimal place. 34) Compare the variation in heights to the variation in weights of thirteen-year old girls. The heights 34) (in inches) and weights (in pounds) of nine randomly selected thirteen-year old girls are listed below. Heights (inches): Weights (pounds): A) Heights: 4.4% Weights: 17.6% There is substantially more variation in the weights than in the heights of the girls. B) Heights: 4.1% Weights: 16.7% There is substantially more variation in the weights than in the heights of the girls. C) Heights: 11.5% Weights: 6.6% There is substantially more variation in the heights than in the weights of the girls. D) Heights: 4.6% Weights: 18.4% There is substantially more variation in the weights than in the heights of the girls. 15

16 Find the range, variance, and standard deviation for each of the two samples, then compare the two sets of results. 35) When investigating times required for drive-through service, the following results (in seconds) 35) were obtained. Restaurant A Restaurant B A) Restaurant A: 57 sec; sec2; sec Restaurant B: 56 sec; sec2; sec There is more variation in the times for restaurant B. B) Restaurant A: 57 sec; sec2; sec Restaurant B: 77 sec; sec2; sec There is more variation in the times for restaurant B. C) Restaurant A: 75 sec; sec2; sec Restaurant B: 70 sec; sec2; sec There is more variation in the times for restaurant B. D) Restaurant A: 57 sec; sec2; sec Restaurant B: 77 sec; sec2; sec There is more variation in the times for restaurant A. Find the standard deviation of the data summarized in the given frequency distribution. 36) A company had 80 employees whose salaries are summarized in the frequency distribution below. Find the standard deviation. Salary (dollars) Employees 5,001-,000 14,001-15, ,001-20, ,001-25, ,001-30, A) \$ B) \$ C) \$ D) \$ ) Use the range rule of thumb to estimate the standard deviation. Round results to the nearest tenth. 37) The heights in feet of people who work in an office are as follows A) 1.2 B) 0.2 C) 0.1 D) ) Use the empirical rule to solve the problem. 38) The systolic blood pressure of 18-year-old women is normally distributed with a mean of 120 mmhg and a standard deviation of 12 mmhg. What percentage of 18-year-old women have a systolic blood pressure between 96 mmhg and 144 mmhg? A) 68% B) 99.99% C) 95% D) 99.7% 38) Solve the problem. 39) The ages of the members of a gym have a mean of 47 years and a standard deviation of years. What can you conclude from Chebyshev's theorem about the percentage of gym members aged between 32 and 62? A) The percentage is at most 55.6% B) The percentage is approximately 33.3% C) The percentage is at least 33.3% D) The percentage is at least 55.6% 39) 16

17 Solve the problem. Round results to the nearest hundredth. 40) Scores on a test have a mean of 75 and a standard deviation of 9. Michelle has a score of 84. Convert Michelle's score to a z-score. A) -9 B) -1 C) 9 D) 1 40) 41) A department store, on average, has daily sales of \$28, The standard deviation of sales is \$ 00. On Tuesday, the store sold \$34, worth of goods. Find Tuesday's z score. Was Tuesday an unusually good day? A) 5.52, yes B) 5.21, yes C) 5.47, no D) 4.17, no 41) Find the number of standard deviations from the mean. Round your answer to two decimal places. 42) The test scores on the Chapter 7 mathematics test have a mean of 66 and a standard deviation of 13. Andrea scored 89 on the test. How many standard deviations from the mean is that? A) 1.77 standard deviations above the mean B) 1.77 standard deviations below the mean C) 0.60 standard deviations below the mean D) 0.60 standard deviations above the mean 42) Find the z-score corresponding to the given value and use the z-score to determine whether the value is unusual. Consider a score to be unusual if its z-score is less than or greater than Round the z-score to the nearest tenth if necessary. 43) A body temperature of 96.5 F given that human body temperatures have a mean of F and 43) a standard deviation of A) -2.8; unusual B) -1.7; not usual C) -2.8; not unusual D) 2.8; unusual Determine which score corresponds to the higher relative position. 44) Which is better, a score of 92 on a test with a mean of 71 and a standard deviation of 15, or a score of 688 on a test with a mean of 493 and a standard deviation of 150? A) Both scores have the same relative position. B) A score of 688 C) A score of 92 44) Find the percentile for the data value. 45) Data set: ; data value: 53 A) 20 B) 50 C) 43 D) 57 45) Find the indicated measure. 46) Use the given sample data to find Q A) 6.0 B) 67.0 C) 61.0 D) ) 17

18 Construct a boxplot for the given data. Include values of the 5-number summary in all boxplots. 47) The weekly salaries (in dollars) of 24 randomly selected employees of a company are shown below. Construct a boxplot for the data set A) B) 47) C) D) Construct a modified boxplot for the data. Identify any outliers. 48) The weights (in ounces) of 27 tomatoes are listed below A) Outliers: 1.7 oz, 3.6 oz, 4.2 oz 48) B) Outlier: 4.2 oz C) No outliers D) Outliers: 1.7 oz, 4.2 oz 18

19 Provide an appropriate response. 49) For data which are heavily skewed to the right, P is likely to be closer to the median than P90. True or false? A) True B) False 49) 50) If all the values in a data set are converted to z-scores, the shape of the distribution of the z-scores will be bell-shaped regardless of the distribution of the original data. True or false? A) True B) False 50) 51) In a data set containing n values, the 67th percentile can be found as follows: 51) P67 = 67 0 n. True or false? A) False B) True 52) Which of the following statements regarding percentiles is true? (More than one statement may be true). 52) A : In any data set, P90 is greater than P80 B: In any data set, P + P90 2 is equal to Q2 C: In a set of 20 test scores, the percentile of the second highest score is 95 A) B B) A C) C D) All of the above 19

20 Answer Key Testname: PRACTICE EXAM 1_FA12 1) C 2) No; no; The frequencies do not increase, reach a maximum, and then decrease. 3) A 4) D 5) Age Frequency ) C 7) D 8) The approximate age at the center is 50. 9) The two histograms will have the same shape. They will also have the same scale on the horizontal axis. They will differ only in the scales on the vertical axis: the histogram will show frequencies on the vertical axis while the relative frequency histogram will show relative frequencies. ) There does not appear to be a significant difference freq weight 11) B 12) A 13) B 14) D 15) C 20

21 Answer Key Testname: PRACTICE EXAM 1_FA12 16) C 17) A 18) B 19) A 20) D 21) Trend: Answers will vary. Possible answer: High closing stock values show a decrease from 1990 through 1992, after which the value of the stock rose through Another decrease occurred in 1999 and continued through y x 22) Losses due to employee theft have decreased from 2000 to ) The area of the television on the right is nine times (not three times) the area of the television on the left. The graph gives the visual impression that sales in 2005 were nine times the sales in ) A 25) B 26) D 27) B 28) Central air: mean = \$66.20; median = \$65 Window unit: mean = \$71.60; median = \$84 Window units appear to be significantly more expensive. 29) C 30) D 31) A 32) A 33) B 34) A 35) B 36) A 37) B 21

22 Answer Key Testname: PRACTICE EXAM 1_FA12 38) C 39) D 40) D 41) B 42) A 43) A 44) C 45) C 46) C 47) D 48) D 49) A 50) B 51) A 52) B 22

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