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Measures of Central Tendency and Dispersion with SPSS




Measures of Central Tendency and Dispersion with SPSS;The statistics for this week become the basis for several other tests you may do. These are the foundational concepts of statistics.;To prepare for this Application;Review Chapter 15 and Appendix E in the course text Research Methods in the Social Sciences.;Review the video programs for this week, located in the Learning Resources.;Review Lessons 20 and 21 in the course text Using SPSS for Windows and Macintosh: Analyzing and Understanding Data.;Access the gss04student_corrected dataset in the Course Information area of the classroom to use for this Application.;Select one variable that is measured as a continuous or metric variable (age, Likert scale item, etc.) and one that is measured on a nominal scale (marital status, ethnicity, etc.).;The assignment;State the statistical assumptions of this test.;Using the data set and variables you have selected, use SPSS to calculate the following;Mean;Median;Mode;Range;Minimum;Maximum;Standard deviation;Generate syntax and output files in SPSS. You will need to copy and paste these into your Application document.;Use one kind of chart (any kind) to describe the data.;Based on your SPSS analysis, craft up to a one page double-spaced write up of the statistical results (include any additional pages needed for any APA tables or graphs and the SPSS syntax and output). Your report should include;SPSS syntax and output files;1 chart


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