## MAT 308 Homework Assignment #1

MAT 308 Homework Assignment #1

Question 1: Identify the population in the following statement:
The price of automobiles of a sample of 36 students at your university.

Question 2: Determine whether the following statement describes a population or a sample.
A basketball player misses 7 out of 12 free throws in a recent game.

Question 3: Briefly define and give a simple example of:

a) Quantitative Data:

b) Qualitative Data:

c) Discrete Data:

d) Continuous Data:

e) Nominal Level of Data:

f) Ordinal Level of Data:

g) Interval Level of Data:

h) Ratio Level of Data:
Question 4: Briefly define and give a simple example of:

a) Single-blind Study:

b) Double-blind Study:

c) Control Group:

d) Treatment Group:

e) Observational Study:

f) Experimental Study:
Question 5: Briefly define and give a simple example of:

a) Census Sampling:

b) Random Sampling:

c) Systematic Sampling:

d) Stratified Sampling:

e) Cluster Sampling:

f) Convenience Sampling:
Question 6: Briefly define and give a simple example of:

a) Bias:

b) Sampling Error(s):

c) Confounding Variables:

d) Participation Bias:

e) Researcher Bias:

f) Dropout: