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BA215 Week1 Assignment




Question;Question 11. Determine which of the following statements is descriptive in nature and which isinferential. Refer to the data below in How Old is My Fish?How Old is My FishAverage age by length of largemouth bass in new York StateLength8 91011121314Age2 334455a. All 9-inch largemouth bass in New York State are an average of 3 years old.b. Of the largemouth bass used in the sample to make up th NYS DEC FreshwaterFishing Guide, the average age of 9-inch largemouth bass was 3 years.In your answer also describe and explain the difference between descriptive statistics andinferential statistics.Question 22. Since 1981, Fortune magazine has been tracking what they judge to be the ?best 100companies to work for.? The companies must be at least ten years old and employ no lessthan 500 people. Below are the top 25 from the list compiled in 1998, together with eachcompany?s percentage of females, percentage of job growth over a 2 year span, andnumber of hours of professional training required each year by the employer.Company NameWomen (%) Job Growth (%) Training (hr/yr)Southwest AirlinesKingston TechnologySAS InstituteFEL-ProTDIndustriesMBNAW.L.GoreMicrosoftMerck554853361058432952265434103148262224151003260404827840Hewlett-PackardSynovus FinancialGoldman SachsMOOGDeLoitte & ToucheCorningWegmans Food ProductsHarley-DavidsonFederal ExpressProctor & GamblePeoplesoftFirst Tennessee BankJ.M. SmuckerGranite RockPetagoniaCisco Systems376540194538542232404470481752251023131723931511112211295189013202570803050402506024436280a. Find the mean, range, variance, and standard deviation for each of the three variablesshown in the list. Present your results in a table.b. Using your results from (a), compare the distributions for job growth percentage andpercentage of women employed. What can you conclude?


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