# MTH 233 Week 1 DQs

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Significance

Statistic?

Data

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**MTH 233 Week 1 DQ 1**Significance

**1. From chapter 1 of your text, the***statistical significance*of a study can differ from its*practical significance*. Think of a situation at home, at work, or in a class where*statistical significance*differed from its*practical significance.***Here’s an example:****Students in my high school statistics class can retake one exam per semester. On this retake, the highest score given is 75%.****A student scores a 70% on a test and believes they can score the maximum of 75% on a retake.****If they retake the test, their grade will go up significantly (statistically), but they may want to wait and use their one retake on a different exam (practical).****MTH 233 Week 1 DQ****2**Statistic?

**2. What is the importance of statistics in your work or schooling? How do you use statistics? How are you a statistic?****MTH 233 Week 1 DQ 3**Data

**3. Find a graph of data on a federal government website—such as data.gov—and provide the graph or the link to the graph. Interpret the graph in regards to center, distribution, and outliers.****or****Provide an example of a survey or a poll, such as the Student End-of-Course Survey. Do you believe this survey is biased? Why or why not?****MTH 233 Week 1 DQ 4****Graphs****4. Find of an example of a histogram and provide a link to the graph. Give your interpretation of the visual. Do you find this histogram is misleading? Why or why not?****or****Imagine you are a supervisor in charge of projects. Your boss has asked you to present data on man-hours throughout the course of several projects. Using the concepts in this week’s readings, how would you present this data? Explain.**
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