THOMAS STA201 FINAL PROJECT

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STA-201: PRINCIPLES OF STATISTICS


Final Project


Students Please Note: This assignment must be submitted to turnitin.com.

Reference the “Turnitin Requirement” section of the course Syllabus or the link below for general instructions. Upload both your assignment and the originality report within the Final Project assignment link.

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You are required to complete a final project. Please consult theCourse Calendar for the due date.



PROJECT DESCRIPTION

Statistics is about more than calculations. It is about turning data into information and using this information to understand the population. A statistician will be asked to help solve real-world problems by designing a study, collecting data, analyzing the data, and writing up the results. As a final project, you will be asked to do something similar. Though the design and data collection will be done for you, you will be asked to analyze the data using the appropriate tests (ensuring the data are distributed normally) and write up the results, using statistical evidence to support your findings. Lastly, you will be asked to include recommendations, that is, apply the results to solve the real world problem.

In your paper, explain why you chose each statistical test, figure, or procedure.


The Problem

Due to financial hardship, the Nyke Shoe Company feels they only need to make one size of shoes, regardless of gender or height. They have collected data on gender, shoe size, and height and have asked you to tell them if they can change their business model to include only one size of shoes—regardless of height or gender of the wearer. In no more than 5–10 pages (including figures), explain your recommendations, using statistical evidence to support your findings. The data found are given in the following table.


Shoe Size

Height

Gender

5.00

63.00

Female

7.50

70.00

Female

9.00

70.00

Female

7.00

64.00

Male

11.00

72.00

Male

12.00

72.00

Male

14.00

76.00

Male

7.00

66.00

Female

7.50

71.00

Female

8.00

68.00

Female

10.50

71.00

Male

11.00

71.00

Male

6.50

65.00

Female

7.00

67.00

Female

7.50

70.00

Female

10.00

69.00

Male

12.00

69.00

Male

6.50

65.00

Female

10.50

72.00

Male

12.00

73.00

Male

6.00

60.00

Female

6.50

64.00

Female

10.00

72.00

Female

9.50

69.00

Male

11.50

70.00

Male

14.00

75.00

Male

6.50

63.00

Female

13.50

77.00

Male

7.00

68.00

Female

9.50

68.00

Male

13.00

72.00

Male

11.00

73.00

Male

6.00

62.00

Female

7.00

66.00

Female

7.50

70.00

Female


Only use results in the paper. You may show your work in an appendix, if you would like.



WEB RESOURCES

The following links can be very helpful for you to prepare and write your final project paper.

  • OWL (Online Writing Lab) at Purdue University

  • Writer's Handbook, the Writing Center at the University of Wisconsin–Madison

  • APA Guidelines

  • DASL (The Data and Story Library that provides interesting data for statistical analyses.)

  • Guidelines to working on a statistical project


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