Essays Tagged: "Standard deviation"

OUTLINE of Chapter 3: Elementary Statistics: A Brief Version, (A. Bluman 3rd Ed., 2003).

mode, and midrange.Describe data using the measures of variation, such as the range, variance, and standard deviation.Identify the position of a data value in a data set using various measures of pos ... ues are called measures of variation or measures of dispersion and include the range, variance, and standard deviation.Measures of position tell where a specific data value falls within the data set o ...

(6 pages) 173 1 4.9 Oct/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

SIX SIGMA IN FREESCALE SEMICONDUCTOR (M) SDN BHD

ts.Sigma (s) is a character of the Greek alphabet that is used in mathematical statistics to define standard deviation. The concept of standard deviation relates to how tightly all the various outputs ... requency (RF) integrated circuits (IC) for the Networking and Computing Systems, Transportation and Standard Product Systems and Wireless and Broadband Systems market segments.FSKL were using the Six ...

(32 pages) 361 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Outline of Chapter 5 text - Elementary Statistics: A Brief Version(A. Bluman 3rd Ed., 2003)

r X successes in n trials of a binomial experiment.Objectives (cont'd.)Find the mean, variance, and standard deviation for the variable of a binomial distribution.Find probabilities for outcomes of va ... its corresponding probability and find the sum of the products.Rounding RuleThe mean, variance, and standard deviation should be rounded to one more decimal place than the outcome, X.Variance of a Pro ...

(2 pages) 70 0 4.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Corporate Finance

f how wildly the prices of oil stocks have fluctuated in the recent past. She demonstrated that the standard deviation of oil stocks is very high relative to most stocks. Do you think this broker's ad ...

(1 pages) 77 0 3.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Accounting assignment

expected return for each asset over the 3-year period?Asset A18%Asset B10%Asset C18%b) What is the standard deviation for each asset's return?Asset A√(12%-15%2+14%-15%2+16%-15%2 +18%-15%2) / 4 ... orrelated.Correlation of A&C = 5 / (2.24 x 2.24) = 1 They are perfect correlated.e) What is the standard deviation of each portfolio?STDEV(A&B) = √0.5 2 x 2.24 2 + 0.5 2 x 2.24 2 + 2 (0. ...

(3 pages) 27 0 3.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Biology Write- up on Petiole Length

a sample of petioles in grazed and un-grazed grass conditions.Table to show the average length and standard deviation of clover petioles in grazed and un-grazed conditionsAverage Height of Clover Pet ... ferent and it really proves that there is a very large difference between the two sets of data. The standard deviations are also quite different. The grazed areas Standard deviation was 8.08 and the u ...

(3 pages) 14 0 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Mafia

ble to call his creditor to find his established average money spent per day which was $4.60 with a standard deviation of .85. Should Daniel kiss his girlfriend of snowboarding trip goodbye? Daniel is ... ble to call his creditor to find his established average money spent per day which was $4.60 with a standard deviation of .85. Should Daniel kiss his girlfriend of snowboarding trip goodbye? Daniel is ...

(3 pages) 245 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Lol

ble to call his creditor to find his established average money spent per day which was $4.60 with a standard deviation of .85. Should Daniel kiss his girlfriend of snowboarding trip goodbye? Daniel is ... ble to call his creditor to find his established average money spent per day which was $4.60 with a standard deviation of .85. Should Daniel kiss his girlfriend of snowboarding trip goodbye? Daniel is ...

(4 pages) 312 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

MLB Competitive Imbalance- discussion of the imbalance, standard deviation of teams, frequency of playoff qualifiers, and SALARY CAP

ue Baseball (MLB) has been competitively out of balance. We can examine this inequity by presenting standard deviation results, measuring the frequency of playoff qualification, and observing World Se ... 0 clubs (SportingNews.com)." To support this, we can examine the dispersion of winning percentages (standard deviation). They are shown in the table below. In the American League, the standard deviati ...

(3 pages) 38 0 4.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Wage Gap

r annual wages was $50, 000, 12 for education, and 4 for experience.To calculate the dispersion the standard deviation measurement was used to measure the average distance from the mean of each variab ... e standard deviation for annual wages was $20,247, 2.30 for education, and13.05 for experience. The standard population variance formula was used because the attribute trait of characteristic used in ...

(6 pages) 67 0 5.0 May/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Calculate seasonally-adjusted quarterly revenue growth for 1996 to 1999 under Microsoft's old revenue recognition policy and under their new revenue recognition policy. How do they compare?

One main reason for the difference between the mean growth rate and standard deviation calculated using old method (deferred revenue) and new method (adjusted for defer ... rate. For instance, when recognizing all revenue (adjusted growth), the mean growth rate of 38% and standard deviation growth rate of 20% is much higher than the reported mean growth rate of 35% and r ... growth in beginning periods were postponed to later periods. This is evident by the lower mean and standard deviation of the reporting revenue growth.For the reporting revenue, Microsoft consistently ...

(2 pages) 19 0 3.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Given the secondary data available to CoffeeTime, what decision-making strategies would you recommend as the Manager for Business Development?

f the data sets. The business analysts should then find measures of dispersion such as variance and standard deviation in order to facilitate the analysis of how well the measures of central tendency ...

(1 pages) 16 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

MBA 510 Individual – Problem Set II

sugar consumption. A sample of 16 people reveals the mean yearly consumption to be 60 pounds with a standard deviation of 20 pounds.A. What is the value of the population mean? What is the best estima ... ribution. What assumption do you need to make?Answer: We need to use the t distribution because the standard deviation is unknown and the sample size is less than 30. I would need to make a normality ...

(3 pages) 196 0 3.3 Nov/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Conclusions Memo: Baseball ERA/Team Paper/ RES 341 with instructor notes

and frequency distribution. The determined mean HiERA was 74, while the mean LoERA was 87.125, and standard deviation HiERA was 10.49542025, while the standard deviation LoERA was 6.761410109. Given ...

(2 pages) 149 0 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Merrill Finch Inc. Case Study

sed and calculated for each of the investment alternatives. The risk measurements discussed are the Standard Deviation, Coefficient of Variance, and Beta Coefficient.Section 2 discusses some scenarios ... o consisting of the investment of $50,000 into both High Tech and Collections. The expected return, standard deviation, and coefficient of variance are then calculated and discussed for this option. T ...

(8 pages) 36 0 0.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

RES 341 Final Exam with Instructor Notes

osen triple hernia operations at HackMore Hospital, and found a mean hospital stay of 4 days with a standard deviation of 2 days. "Aha!" she cried, "I have uncovered a violation of the guidelines." Us ... ries from a day's production run of 2,850 batteries showed a mean battery life of 37.8 hours with a standard deviation of 5.4 hours.16. The test statistic isA) 1.980B) 1.728C) 2.101D) 1.960Answer: B17 ...

(7 pages) 265 0 1.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Sport Obermeyer Case Analysis

10,000 units.We wanted to use a formula that took into account the average forecast as well as the standard deviation - in other words, we wanted to account for both the expected demand and the uncer ... r both the expected demand and the uncertainty. We began with the formula Q = Average Forecast - 2* Standard Deviation of the forecasts, since twice the standard deviation was said to approximate the ...

(8 pages) 75 0 5.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Clothing, Footwear and Cosmetics

Organizational Process Recommendation

ht on regular basis and knows that their process for fabric weight has a mean of 2.73 oz/in2, and a standard deviation of 0.31 (, 2010, p. 1). I have called upon to conduct a thorough analysis and rec ... eight together and then dividing it by fifty, the mean came to 2.9812 oz/in2. I then calculated the standard deviation which came to 0.523086. The standard deviation is Standard deviation is a statist ...

(3 pages) 108 0 5.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Investment

highest monthly return was 24.86% and the lowest was -26.04%.The price of LNN is quite stable, the standard deviation of LNN is 0.048, and the beta is 0.063. When the price became the top in current ... er that, the return was down to the lowest pointAverage Monthly priceAverage Monthly ReturnsStandard DeviationBetaWOW21.80.014020.05500.7LNN8.2170.005210.04810 ...

(11 pages) 22 0 0.0 Jun/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Modern Portfolio Theory

than expected. In other words, it is the deviation from the average return. Each stock has its own standard deviation from the mean, which MPT calls "risk". The risk in a portfolio of diverse individ ... or portfolio moves within a period of time, the riskier that asset is. A statistical concept called standard deviation is used to measure volatility. So, for the sake of this article you can think of ...

(17 pages) 11 0 0.0 Apr/2012

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers