MAT115 Project

Fall 2016

30 points

Due Monday December 12, 2016

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Using the data collected by your peers, preform all appropriate statistical analyses (graphical, numerical summaries, tests, Confidence Intervals, etc.) to test the following:

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1.???????????? Is a MAT115 student???s GPA affected by the number of days a week they get less than 5 hours of sleep?

2.???????????? According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics??? American Time Use Survey, college students spend 3.3 hours a day engaged in educational activities.?? Is the number of hours MAT115 students spend a day engaged in educational activities greater than 3.3?

3.???????????? According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics??? American Time Use Survey, college students spend 0.8 hours a day grooming.?? Does the number of hours MAT115 students spend a day grooming differ from 0.8? Assume ??=0.5.

4.???????????? According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, 45% of people get their driver???s license before they turn 18.?? Is the percentage of MAT115 students who got their driver???s license before they turned 18 greater than 45%?

5.???????????? Does the number of hours a dayDA students spend watching Netflix differ from the number of hours a day DB students spend watching Netflix?

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The project will be graded based on the following:

1.???????????? Assumptions – Ability to make and evaluate important assumptions in data analysis

2.???????????? Representation – Ability to convert relevant information into various formats (e.g., diagrams, tables, words, equations, graphs)

3.???????????? Calculations

Note: No work associated with any mathematical computations should be included in the write up for any question.??

4.???????????? Interpretation – Ability to explain quantitative information presented in various formats (e.g., diagrams, tables, words, equations, graphs)

5.???????????? Application / Analysis – Ability to make judgments and draw appropriate conclusions??based on the quantitative analysis of data, while recognizing the limits of this analysis

6.???????????? Communication – Expressing quantitative evidence in support of the argument or purpose of the work (in terms of what evidence is used and how it is formatted, presented, and contextualized)

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