A categorization of exercises from Freedman - Pisani - Purves Statistics (4th Edition) by James Han, November 2012.

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Examples citing data source 267 The table below gives the distribution of educational level for persons age 25 and over in the U.S. in 1960,1970, and 1991… Draw a histogram for the 1991 data... The figure below is a scatter diagram for the ages of husbands and wives in Indiana. Data are from the March 2005 Current Population Survey...
Hypothetical Examples 174 Ten people in a room have an average height of 5 feet 6 inches. An 11th person, who is 6 feet 5 inches tall, enters the room. Find the average height of all 11 people. (Hypothetical.) Is Wheaties a power breakfast? A study is done in an elementary statistics class… What aspects of the study could have been done 'blind'?
Other data examples: from implicitly hypothetical to "inspired by a true story" 109 A study is made of Math and Verbal SAT scores for the entering class at a certain college… A simple random sample of size 400 was taken from the population of all manufacturing establishments in a certain state: 11 establishments in the sample had 100 employees or more…
Conceptual Questions 91 When studying one variable, you can use a graph called a ___. When studying the relationship between two variables, you can use a graph called a ___. What's the worst thing about a sample of size one?
Calculation Questions 274 (a) Find the average and the r.m.s. size of the numbers on the list 1,-3,5,-6,3. (b) Do the same for the list -11,8,-9,-3,15. A coin will be tossed 1,000 times. About how many heads are expected?