1.1) (Ch. 7) Explain what a residual is (also known as residual of prediction).
e idea of “least squares” in regression (you need to fully read pp. 200-208 to understand).
3) What does it mean if b = 0?
4) What does it mean when r-squared is 0? What does it mean when r-squared is 1?
5) What is the difference in an unstandardized regression coefficient and the standardized regression coefficient?
6) If a report says test performance was predicted by number of cups of coffee (b = .94), what does the .94 mean? Interpret this. (For every one unit increase in ___,There is an increase in ___ )
7) If F (2,344) = 340.2, p < .001, then what is this saying in general about the regression model? (see p. 217)
8) Why should you be cautious in using unstandardized beta? (p. 218)
9) (Ch. 8) Explain partial correlation in your own words. In your explanation, explain how it is different from zero-order correlation (aka Pearson r).
10) (Ch. 9) What is the F statistic used to determine in multiple regression?
11) What is F when the null hypothesis is true?
12) In Table 9.4, which variable(s) are statistically significant predictors?
13) In Table 9.4, explain what it means if health motivation has b = .36 in terms of predicting number of exercise sessions per week.
14) What is the benefit of interpreting standardized beta weights? (see p. 264).
15) What happens if your predictor variables are too closely correlated?
16) Reflect on your learning. What has been the most difficult? How did you get through it? What concepts are still fuzzy to you? Is there anything you could share with me that would help me address how you learn best?
2.It is estimated that during any one hour period, an average of 10 Internet users visit the
website of Sport-Equip Ltd,
of Sport-Equip Ltd, a company that sells sports equipment. Some of the users
who visit the website end up buying sports equipment from the website while others are
simply browsing in order to obtain product information.
(a) Clearly explain and justify which probability distribution you would use to
describe the number of Internet users who visit the website of Sport-Equip Ltd
in a one hour period. [There is no need to calculate any probabilities for this part
of the question]
(b) What is the probability that during any half-hour period, there will be less than 3
visitors to the website?
(c) What is the probability that during any two-hour period, there will be more than
15 visitors to the website?
(d) If a user has just visited the website, find the probability that the website will
have another visitor within the next 10 minutes. In your answer, state the
probability distribution you have used and explain your choice.
(e) It is estimated that 40% of Internet users who visit Sport-Equip Ltd’s website
buy a product from the company. If 100 users visit the website over a given
period of time, find the probability that more than 50 of them will buy a product
from the company. In your answer, state the probability distribution you have
used and explain your choice
Take me as someone who has always had an interest in air pollution, but doesn't have the time to learn
earn about it independently. I am hiring you to learn all that you can about it and put together a report that will summarize all the information so that I can learn as much as I can in as little time as possible. Here is what you need to include in your report:
An explanation of air pollution. What is air pollution? //
Explain 4 causes of air pollution.
Explain 2 sources of air pollution. What are the toxins or pollutants that contaminate the air?
Explain at least 5 effects of air pollution on human health and/or the environment.
Explain 3 solutions to stopping air pollution. What can be done by the government or private organizations?
Work cited page should also be included, listing all the sources you used to get your information.
THIS REPORT SHOULD BE TYPED AND ORGANIZED IN 5 OR MORE PARAGRAPHS. READ THE RUBRIC BELOW CAREFULLY TO UNDERSTAND HOW THIS PROJECT WILL BE GRADED!!
WORKS CITED PAGE
General guidelines for citing sources:
List entries alphabetically by author (if no author list title first)
Separate entries with periods
Author, last name first. "Webpage title." Website title. Date published/updated. Organization/publisher. Date accessed. < URL >
Landsberger, Joseph. “Citing Websites." Study Guides and Strategies . 12 May 2005. University of
X. 13 May 2005. < http://www.studygs.net/citation.htm >.
These websites will format your citations for you: http://citationmachine.net/ & http://easybib.com/
**You should use google slides or powtoons to put together your information. You should have a minimum of 6 slides not including the title slide with your name.** DUE FRIDAY, APRIL 3, 2020
Three or more required elements are missing (not including additional facts).
1 or 2 required elements are missing (not including additional facts).
All required information is present, but no additional information is given.
All required information is present, including two additional facts.
Quality of information
Information has little or nothing to do with the main topic OR sections do not provide any supporting detail or explanation.
Information clearly relates to the topic, but some sections are lacking detail and explanation.
Information clearly relates to the main topic and all sections include some supporting detail and explanation.
Information clearly relates to the main topic and all sections include significant supporting details and explanation.
Title page is not present at all AND/OR there are errors in typing, spacing, no picture, etc.
Product has improperly formatted title page AND/OR no picture or not creative.
Product has incorrectly formatted title page and has pictures.
Product has a title page in the proper format, has pictures and is creative.
5 or more grammatical, spelling or punctuation errors present throughout the product.
3-4 grammatical, spelling or punctuation errors present throughout the product.
1-2 grammatical, spelling or punctuation errors present throughout the product.
No grammatical, spelling or punctuation errors present throughout the product.
Works Cited page not present.
All sources are documented with 3-4 errors in format OR Works Cited is not done a separate page.
Works Cited is done on a separate page and all sources are documented with 1-2 errors in format.
Works Cited is done on a separate, properly headed page with all sources documented in proper Works Cited format.
4.AP Chem AB FRQ
A sample consisting of 50. mL of 0.400 M solution of the acid, HClO4, is titrated
titrated with a 0.200 M solution of the base, LiOH.
Write the balanced chemical reaction for neutralization reaction:
HClO4 (aq) + LiOH (aq) → LiClO4 (aq) + H2O (l)
Write the NET ionic equation for the neutralization reaction.
OH⁻ (aq) + H⁺ (aq) → H2O (l)
Compute the pH of the titration solution. Show your work
i) before any of the base is added
ii) after 25. mL of base is added
iii) after 50. mL of base is added
A student performs the titration with the same chemicals but with smaller volumes of each chemical . Which of the following titration curves could represent the titration. Explain
A because this entails a strong acid and a strong base.
A student performs a titration of an unknown acid with a strong base and gets the following titration curve:
a) The student consults the list of pKa of acids shown below. If the acid is listed in the table below, which is the most likely identity of the unknown acid? Explain.
7.2 x 10-4
1.8 x 10-5
4.3 x 10-7
2.0 x 10-9
The unknown acid is HBrO because the calculated Ka is in between 50^-4 and 50^-6 and 2.0 x 10^-9 lies in between them.
b) What is the initial molarity of the acid?
10^-3 = 0.001M
a) Describe the components and the composition of an effective buffer solution. Explain how the components of the buffer allow the buffer to maintain its pH.
An effective buffer solution has a weak acid and its conjugate base or a weak base and its conjugate acid. A buffer solution is most effective when the ratio of its component concentrations is close to 1, also when the pH is equal to the pka of the acid.; The components of the buffer allow the buffer to maintain its pH because buffers can absorb excess H+ions or OH– ions.
An employer is interviewing four applicants for a job as a laboratory technician and asks each how to prepare a buffer solution with a pH of 5.0. The following constants may be helpful: hydrazoic acid, pKa = 4.74 Boric acid, pKa = 9.23
Archita A. says she would mix equal molar solutions of hydrazoic (HN3) and sodium azide (NaN3) solutions.
Bradley B. says she would mix equimolar Boric acid (H3BO3) and HCl solutions.
Carlos C. says he would mix equimolar Boric Acid (H3BO3) and sodium dihydrogen borate (NaH2BO3) solutions.
Delia D. says he would mix equimolar hydrazoic Acid (HN3) and NaOH solutions.
b) Which of these applicants has given an appropriate procedure? Explain your answer
Delia because she is using Sodium hydroxide which results in a pH of 5. NaOH is a strong base and in order to have an effective buffer a weak acid must be incorporated which is the HN3.
c) Explain what is wrong with the erroneous procedures.
The rest all incorporate a strong acid and a strong base or a weak acid and a weak base which don’ result in an effective buffer.
d) The applicants have access to the 1 Liter volumes of each of the solutions listed above. They have access to graduated cylinders. In order to make 1.0 Liter of the correct 5.0 buffer solution, what volumes of the two chemicals must be mixed?
5.It has been argued that of the two types of authoritarianism, left-wing has more in common with totalitarianism. To begin
litarianism. To begin with, provide a full description of left-wing authoritarianism. Then identify two traits of totalitarian syndrome and explain why you believe they support the assertion that left-wing authoritarianism is more similar to totalitarianism.
There are different understandings as to the nature of representation in an indirect democracy. Name and describe each type. Finally, explain which of these you could expect to find in the parliamentary system and why.
What, in the parliamentary context, is confidence? Why is it important, how might it be lost, and what happens if it is lost?
The Canadian and the US political systems each contain a Senate. In one of the regimes the Senate is the dominant chamber, in the other it is not. Identify which is which and explain why.
Provide a full description of the characteristics of a federal state. In your view, how would Plato and Aristotle classify this type of governmental system?
6.Team Dynamics and Leadership Requirements: Evaluation of Team DynamicsObjectives:•To understand the dynamics of culture and people in teams.•To develop intercultural
e dynamics of culture and people in teams.•To develop intercultural communication skills to communicate, solve problems, make decisions, and resolve conflict within teams.Methodology:Discuss the process of integrating a new product or service into the culture of FTIC. Since this assignment is about the team at FTIC and not your dynamics as a team, the narrative for this deliverable must be written in third person (objective style). At least three sources must be used in each section and this document should be a maximum of 2,000 words.Organizational Culture: How would you describe the current organizational culture at FTIC? How would the product or service your team has researched support the current organizational culture at FTIC? How would you suggest FTIC structure the team responsible for this new product rollout? What leadership characteristics will be necessary within the team responsible for the rollout? Why did you pick these characteristics? This should build upon your work in D3.VABES: What are the VABES of FTIC? How does your product align with the VABES of FTIC? Are there ways your product might not align with the VABES of FTIC?Organizational Structure: What is the organizational structure of FTIC? Where would your product fit into the organizational structure of FTIC? What steps will FTIC need to take to fully integrate your product into their current organizational structure? If you do not think it will fit into the organizational structure, explain why. Grading: For this section of the deliverable, you will be graded using the AACSB standards for written work rubrics located in the Z371 syllabus. This assignment is worth 25 points.
7.The unit price of market goods is $1. Each person has 8 hours to work each day.
Another couple, Sylvan and
van and Alex, have the same productivities: Sylvan is identical to Rajan, while Alex
and Esther are identical.
Esther and Rajan both engage in market work. Sylvan works full time at home, so only Alex works in the
a) Given this information, which couple has the higher opportunity cost of home produced goods?
Explain how you determined this. You can add a diagram if that helps, but you are not required
to include one.
b) Can you determine which couple has the higher utility? Explain why or why not.
Suppose now that value of market production for both Alex and Esther increased to $12/per hour.
c) Explain the change in the household joint production possibility frontier generated by this
d) Explain what would happen to each couple’s choice of both household and market produced
goods, using an analysis by means of income and substitution effects.
e) What changes in time allocation for each couple that would be necessary to produce and
consume this new bundle? Briefly explain your reasoning.
8.ou are a consultant who works for the Diligent Consulting Group. In this Case, you are engaged on a consulting
consulting basis by Loving Organic Foods. In order to get a better idea of what might have motivated customers’ buying habits you are asked to analyze the ages of the customers who have purchased organic foods over the past 3 months. Past research done by the Diligent Consulting Group has shown that different age groups buy certain products for different reasons. Loving Organic Foods has sent a survey to 200 customers who have previously purchased organic foods, and 124 customers have responded. The survey includes age data of past customers who purchased organic foods in the previous quarter.
Using Excel, create a frequency distribution (histogram) of the age data that was captured from the survey. You should consider the width of the age categories (e.g., 5 years, 10 years, or other). That is, which age category grouping provides the most useful information? Once you have created this histogram, determine the mean, median, and mode.
After you have reviewed the data, write a report to your boss that briefly describes the results that you obtained. Make a recommendation on how this data might be used for marketing purposes. Be sure to conduct adequate research on organic foods industry, organic market analysis, and healthy food industry using IBISWorld database or other databases such as Business Source Complete (EBSCO) and Business Source Complete - Business Searching Interface in our online library. Provide a brief description on the industry background and the consumer changing attitudes and behavior toward healthy lifestyles. Also identify the customer demographics of organic food industry and explain how the customers of Loving Organic Foods are different from this target market.
Data: Download the Excel-based data file with the age data of the 124 customers: Data chart for BUS520 Module 1 Case. Use these data in Excel to create your histogram.
Complete analysis in Excel using the Histogram function. Please watch the following video which covers how to create a histogram in Excel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GL91GrVf3EY
If you are not so familiar with Excel, refer to the following link on Excel training videos: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Excel-training-9bc05390-e94c-46af-a5b3-d7c22f6990bb?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US
Check the professional market research reports from the IBISWorld database to conduct the industry analysis. IBISWorld can be accessed in the Trident Online Library.
IBISWorld Overview (n.d.). IBISWorld, Inc., New York, NY.
IBISWorld Forecast (n.d.). IBISWorld, Inc., New York, NY.
IBISWorld Data and Sources (n.d.). IBISWorld, Inc., New York, NY.
IBISWorld Navigation Tips (n.d.). IBISWorld, Inc., New York, NY.
Length requirements: 4–5 pages minimum (not including Cover and Reference pages). NOTE: You must submit 4–5 pages of written discussion and analysis. This means that you should avoid use of tables and charts as “space fillers.”
Provide a brief introduction to/background of the problem.
Provide a brief description of organic food industry and target market characteristics such as their demographics, lifestyles and shopping behaviors.
Provide a written analysis that supports your Histogram age groups (bins).
Based on your analysis of the histogram data, provide complete and meaningful recommendations as the data relates to Loving Organic Foods’s marketing strategy.
Write clearly, simply, and logically. Use double-spaced, black Verdana or Times Roman font in 12 pt. type size.
Have an introduction at the beginning to introduce the topics and use keywords as headings to organize the report.
Avoid redundancy and general statements such as "All organizations exist to make a profit." Make every sentence count.
Paraphrase the facts using your own words and ideas, employing quotes sparingly. Quotes, if absolutely necessary, should rarely exceed five words.
Upload both your written report and Excel file to the case 1 Dropbox.