# MATHEMATICS

Question 10

When calculating the average for a set of data with extreme scores (eg. household income), which measure of central tendency would be best used?

 [removed] A. mean [removed] B. median [removed] C. mode [removed] D. standard error

0.5 points

Question 11

Which of the following is a measure of how well a sample approximates the characteristics of a population?

 [removed] A. sampling accuracy [removed] B. sampling error [removed] C. sampling generalizability [removed] D. sampling consistency

0.5 points

Question 12

 What term is associated with scores that are at the extreme ends of the distribution?
 [removed] A. Variability [removed] B. Skew [removed] C. Outlier [removed] D. Percentile

0.5 points

Question 13

Which of the following provides you with a measure of how well your sample approximates the population?

 [removed] A. Generalizability [removed] B. Population [removed] C. Hypothesis [removed] D. Sampling error

0.5 points

Question 14

When are descriptive measures most often used?

[removed] A. to describe how often something occurs
[removed] B. to determine if a sample is representative of a population
[removed] C.
 to predict an outcome
[removed] D.
 to determine the effect of an intervention

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Question 15

How are inferential statistics most often used?

[removed] A. to infer to the quality of data collected
[removed] B. to organize and describe data
[removed] C. to make inferences from the sample to the population
[removed] D.
 to plot the data

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Question 16

 What is the standard acceptable percentage used by social, behavioral and educational statisticians to determine the probability of an event occurring due to chance?
 [removed] A. 1 percent [removed] B. 5 percent [removed] C. 95 percent [removed] D. 99 percent

0.5 points

Question 17

What type of hypothesis posits a difference between groups where the direction is specified?

 [removed] A. Nondirectional hypothesis [removed] B. Directional hypothesis [removed] C. Research hypothesis [removed] D. Null hypothesis

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Question 18

Which level of measurement is concerned only with the characteristics of an outcome that fits into a category?

 [removed] A. ordinal [removed] B. interval [removed] C. rank [removed] D. nominal

0.5 points

Question 19

What is the basis for the normal curve and inferential statistics?

 [removed] A. mean [removed] B. asymptotic [removed] C. probability [removed] D. symmetry

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Question 20

Variability is a measure of how much individual scores differ from the ______________.