Measure of Central Tendency

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Lesson 2

Measure of Central Tendency.

Use a new Excel workbook/spreadsheet for this assignment. The enrollments of the 13 public universities in the state of Ohio are listed below.

College

Enrollment

University of Akron

25,942

Bowling Green State University

18,989

Central State University

1,820

University of Cincinnati

36,415

Cleveland State University

15,664

Kent State University

34,056

Miami University

17,161

Ohio State University

59,091

Ohio University

20,437

Shawnee State University

4,300

University of Toledo

20,775

Wright State University

18,786

Youngstown State University

14,682

  1. Is this a sample or a population?
  2. What is the mean enrollment?
  3. What is the median enrollment?
  4. What is the range of the enrollments?
  5. Compute the standard deviation.

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Submission status

Attempt number This is attempt 1.
Submission status No attempt
Grading status Not graded
Grading criteria

MAT 211 Lessons Rubrics

Mathematical Concepts.
Explanation shows complete understanding of the mathematical concepts used to solve the problem(s).

13points

Explanation shows substantial understanding of the mathematical concepts used to solve the problem(s).

10points

Explanation shows some understanding of the mathematical concepts needed to solve the problem(s).

8points

Explanation shows very limited understanding of the underlying concepts needed to solve the problem(s) OR is not written.

5points

Not Present

0points

Mathematical Reasoning

Uses complex and refined mathematical reasoning.

13points

Uses effective mathematical reasoning

10points

Some evidence of mathematical reasoning.

8points

Little evidence of mathematical reasoning.

5points

Not Present

0points

Mathematical Errors

90-100% of the steps and solutions have no mathematical errors.

13points

Almost all (85-89%) of the steps and solutions have no mathematical errors.

10points

Most (75-84%) of the steps and solutions have no mathematical errors.

8points

More than 75% of the steps and solutions have mathematical errors.

5points

Not Present

0points

Introduction/Thesis

The introduction is inviting. It grabs the reader’s attention and compels him/her to read further. Engaging lead/hook.

13points

The introduction clearly states the main topic and previews the structure of the paper, but is not particularly inviting to the reader.

10points

The introduction states the main topic, but does not adequately preview the structure of the paper nor is it particularly inviting to the reader.

8points

There is no clear introduction of the main topic or structure of the paper.

5points

Not Present

0points

Content/Body Paragaphs/Evidence

There is one clear, well-focused conflict/problem to be resolved. Author uses dialogue, action, and description to show not tell the story.

12points

Main idea is clear but the supporting information is general. More detail needed to “show not tell” the story.

10points

Main idea is somewhat clear but there is a need for more supporting information. Author mostly tells the story instead of showing it.

8points

The main idea is not clear. There is a seemingly random collection of information.

5points

Not Present

0points

Grammar/Punctuation/APA Style

Writer makes no errors in grammar or punctuation, so the paper is exceptionally easy to read. Follows APA style.

12points

Writer makes 1 or 2 errors in grammar or punctuation, but the paper is still easy to read. Missing one or two elements of APA style

10points

Writer makes a few errors in grammar and/or punctuation that catch the reader’s attention and interrupt the flow. Missing most APA formatting.

8points

Writer makes several errors in grammar and/or punctuation that catch the reader’s attention and greatly interrupt the flow. No APA style.

5points

Not Present

0points

Vocabulary/Spelling

Writer uses vivid words and phrases that linger or draw pictures in the reader’s mind, and the choice and placement of the words seems accurate, natural and not forced.

12points

Writer uses vivid words and phrases that linger or draw pictures in the reader’s mind, but occasionally the words are used inaccurately or seem overdone.

10points

Writer uses words that communicate clearly, but the writing lacks variety, punch or flair.

8points

Writer uses a limited vocabulary that does not communicate strongly or capture the reader’s interest. Jargon or clichés may be present and detract from the meaning.

5points

Not Present

0points

Conclusion

The conclusion is strong and leaves the reader with a feeling that they understand what the writer is “getting at.”

12points

The conclusion is recognizable and ties up almost all the loose ends. The “so what” a bit cliché.

10points

The conclusion is recognizable, but does not tie up several loose ends.

8points

There is no clear conclusion, the paper just ends.

5points

Not Present

0points

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