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Central Tendency and Variability – unicorp essays


13Jan 2022 by

PLEASE READ………………….If you aren’t great in Statistics, please do not accept this order.  I received a 0/60 for the first submission.  Attached the original submission.

1.  Assignment 1: Introduction to Quantitative Analysis: Descriptive Analysis

For this Introduction to Quantitative Analysis: Descriptive Analysis Assignment, you will examine the same two variables you used from your Week 2 Assignment and perform the appropriate descriptive analysis of the data given (Assignment attached).
To prepare for this Assignment:

Review this weeks Learning Resources and the Central Tendency and Variability media program.
For additional support, review the Skill Builder: Measures of Central Tendency for Continuous Variables, Skill Builder: Standard Deviation as a Measure of Variability for Continuous Variables and the Skill Builder: Measures of Central Tendency and Variability for Categorical Variables, which you can find by navigating back to your Blackboard Course Home Page. From there, locate the Skill Builder link in the left navigation pane.
Using the SPSS software, open the Afrobarometer dataset or the High School Longitudinal Study dataset from your Assignment in Week 2.
Choose the same two variables you chose from your Week 2 Assignment and perform the appropriate descriptive analysis of the data.
Once you perform your descriptive analysis, review Chapter 11 of the Wagner text to understand how to copy and paste your output into your Word document.

ASSIGNMENT 1: 
Write a 2- to 3-paragraph analysis of your descriptive analysis results and include a copy and paste your output from your analysis into your final document.

Based on the results of your data, provide a brief explanation of what the implications for social change might be. Early in your Assignment, when you relate which dataset you analyzed, please include the mean of the following variables. If you are using the Afrobarometer Dataset, report the mean of Q1 (Age). If you are using the HS Long Survey Dataset, report the mean of X1SES.

Required reading:
Frankfort-Nachmias, C., Leon-Guerrero, A., & Davis, G. (2020). Social statistics for a diverse society (9th ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Chapter 3, Measures of Central Tendency (pp. 75-111)
Chapter 4, Measures of Variability (pp. 113-150)

Wagner, III, W. E. (2020). Using IBM SPSS statistics for research methods and social science statistics (7th ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Chapter 4, Organization and Presentation of Information
Chapter 11, Editing Output

Wheelan, C. (2013). Naked statistics: Stripping the dread from data. New York, NY: W. W. Norton & Company.

Skill Builders:

Measures of Central Tendency for Continuous Variables
Standard Deviation as a Measure of Variability for Continuous Variables
Measures of Central Tendency and Variability for Categorical Variables



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