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 Anationalrepresentativesurveyofstudentsingrades712askedaboutthe experience of these students with respect to sexual harassment. The students were asked whether or not they were harassed in person and whether or not they were harassed online. Here are the data for the boys:
 (a) What is the sample proportion of being harassed in person given being harassed online? (call it ????") What is the sample proportion of being harassed in person given not being harassed online? (call it ????#)
 (b) Is there a difference between the two sample proportions? (Conduct a two sample proportion test with significance level 0.05)
 (c) Is there an association between being harassed online and in person? (significant level 0.05)
 APewInternetsurveyaskedcollegepresidentswhetherornottheybelieved that online courses offer an equal educational value when compared with courses taken in the classroom. The presidents were classified by the type of educational institution. Here are the data:
(a) Show the distribution of response using barplots for each of the institution type. (?barplot in R, check the argument ‘beside’)
(b) Is there an association between the presidents’ opinion to the question above with their institution types? (significant level 0.05)
Harassed in person 
Harassed online 

Yes 
No 

Yes 
183 
154 
No 
48 
578 
Response 
Institution Type 

4year private 
4year public 
2year private 
For profit 

Yes 
36 
50 
66 
54 
No 
62 
48 
34 
45 
3. Asurveyof13,691Canadianstudentswhoenrolledinprivatecareercolleges was conducted to understand student participation in the private postsecondary education system. Students were asked about their field of study and how they paid for their education. A major source of funding was government loans. Here are the survey percents of Canadian private students who use government loans to finance their education by field of study:
Field of study 
Number of students 
Percent using government loans 
Trades 
942 
45% 
Design 
599 
53% 
Health 
5234 
55% 
Media/IT 
3238 
55% 
Service 
1378 
60% 
Other 
2300 
47% 
 (a) Construct the 6 by 2 table of counts from above table. (No need to round up to integers)
 (b) Test the null hypothesis that the percent of students using government loans to finance their education does not vary with field of study. What is your conclusion? (significant level 0.05)
4. RecalltheexampleoflongleafpinetreesintheWadeTract.Wewantto examine whether the distribution of trees in the tract is random or not. First, we divide the tract into four equal parts, or quadrants, in the eastwest direction. Call the four pars Q1 to Q4. Then we take a random sample of trees and count the number of trees in each quadrant. Here are the data:
 (a) If the trees are randomly distributed, we expect to find 26 trees in each quadrant. Why? Explain your answer.
 (b) However, we do not really expect to get exactly 26 trees in each quadrant. Why?
 (c) Perform the goodnessoffit test for these data to determine if these trees are randomly scattered. What is your conclusion. (significant level 0.05)
Quadrant 
Q1 
Q2 
Q3 
Q4 
Count 
40 
18 
24 
22 
5. Kiplinger’s“BestValuesinPublicColleges”providesarankingofU.S.public colleges based on a combination of various measures of academics and affordability. We’ll consider a random collection of 40 colleges from Kiplinger’s 20112012 report and focus on the average debt in dollars at graduation (AvgDebt) and the percent of students who borrow (PercBorrow). Below is the output from R for the simple linear regression of AvgDebt on PercBorrow.
 (a) State the leastsquares regression line.
 (b) Construct a 95% confidence interval for the slope. What does this interval tell you about the change in average debt for a change in the percent who borrow?
 (c) At Miami University, 51% of the students borrow, and the average debt is $27,315. What is the residual?
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