# BASIC STATISTICAL MEASURES – Empire Essays

Mod 2 – SLP:
BASIC STATISTICAL MEASURES
1. The following data were collected from 10 individuals:
Age
Number of past jobs
Current job status
Income
25
1
employed
30,000
34
2
unemployed
40,000
29
2
employed
40,200
38
2
unemployed
45,000
44
1
employed
52,000
49
4
unemployed
25,000
55
4
employed
80,000
23
3
unemployed
120,000
44
2
employed
120,000
44
3
unemployed
38,000
1. Calculate the mean, median, and mode for “Age” (with SPSS).
2. Calculate measures of dispersion for “Age” (with SPSS).
3. Calculate Skewness and Kurtosis for “Income” (with SPSS). Is this variable skewed? If so, what kind of skew?
4. Prepare a frequency distribution for the data of “number of past jobs.” Plot it (bar chart).
5. Given the provided income distribution (and assuming normality), what would be the z-score for someone who earns \$40,000/year? \$100,000/year?
SLP Assignment Expectations
1. Answer all questions with clarity and depth. Show your critical thinking ability.
2. Show necessary reasoning.
3. You do not need to write an essay for SLP assignment; answering the questions is sufficient.
My Note: ( need 3 Pages ) . ( Need sources and References ) (APA)
Module 2 – Outcomes
BASIC STATISTICAL MEASURES
· Module
· Identify and understand measures related to variable distributions.
· Identify basic measures of central tendency and variability in data and choose appropriate summary statistics depending on the nature of the data.
· Understand the normal distribution and its uses.
· Case
· Understand the various attributes of variable distributions, and the implications of these attributes for research.
· Understand the selection of measures and the basic concepts associated with the normal distribution.
· SLP
· Understand key concepts related to and measures of central tendency and dispersion, measure selection, and the normal distribution.
· Discussion
· Develop critical thinking regarding variables and their distributions.