QNT/561 Statistics Concepts and Descriptive Measures
Purpose of Assignment
The purpose of this assignment to orient students to the key concepts in statistics. This assignment will introduce students to the language of statistics. Students will also get a chance to warm-up on evaluating some basic descriptive statistics using Excel® prior to the course start.
This assignment has an Excel® dataset spreadsheet attached. You will be required to only do one of the three datasets.
Resource: Microsoft Excel®, Statistics Concepts and Descriptive Measures Data Set
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Choose one of the following datasets to complete this assignment:
Consumer FoodFinancialHospitalAnswer each of the following in a total of 90 words:
For each column, identify whether the data is qualitative or quantitative.Identify the level of measurement for the data in each column.For each column containing quantitative data:Evaluate the mean and medianInterpret the mean and median in plain non-technical termsUse the Excel =AVERAGE function to find the meanUse the Excel =MEDIAN function to find the medianFor each column containing quantitative data:Evaluate the standard deviation and rangeInterpret the standard deviation and range in plain non-technical termsUse the Excel =STDEV.S function to find the standard deviationFor range (maximum value minus the minimum value), find the maximum value using the Excel =MAX function and find the minimum value using the Excel's =MIN function Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.