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Example Question:

5.   The following data are from a nominal scale and represent the entire Population of fixlet scores. Thoroughly describe that data. [Note: Not looking for word descriptions but statistical descriptions using the descriptive statistical techniques you have learned that are appropriate for this type of data (check Week05 Review of Descriptive Statistics)].

 

25

21

25

14

25

14

14

14

25

25

35

35

14

25

21

21

21

14

35

35

21

14

25

78

 

 

Example Answer:

 N = 24

 

Fixlet Score

Freq

Relative Freq.

25

7

.2917

14

7

.2917

35

4

.1667

21

5

.2083

78

1

.0417

 

The data are bimodal with modes at 25 and 14

 Example Explanation:

“Use a zero before the decimal point when numbers are less than 1.

0.23 cm, 0.48 s

Do not use a zero before a decimal fraction when the number cannot be greater than 1 (e.g., correlations, proportions, and levels of statistical significance.

r(24) = -.43, p < .05”