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Read Chapter 6: The Group and the Individuals (descriptive statistics) (Brown, 1998) and complete the application activity on page 74, by making a list of the questions with the corresponding answers written in complete sentences. Include explanations for your answers for each question, for example if a question asks you which group is smaller, you might answer like this: The smaller group was the 4th grade students. The table indicates that this group had a sample population of N=20 whereas the 3rd grade students had a sample population of n = 100. The 3rd grade group is 5 times larger than the 4th grade group.
Submit your answers by making a list of the questions with the corresponding answers written in complete sentences. Include explanations for your answers for each question. For example, if a question asks you which group is smaller, you might answer like this: The smaller group was the 4th grade students. The table indicates that this group had a sample population of N=20 whereas the 3rd grade students had a sample population of n = 100. The 3rd grade group is 5 times larger than the 4th grade group.

1. Which group was larger? 2. Which group typically had higher grades? 3. Which measure probably had more possible points on it? What additional piece of information would have helped to answer this question? 4. Which group performed better on the cloze test? How do you know that? 5. Which group performed more heterogeneously on the final exam? How do you know that? 6. What additional information would you have liked to see in this table to help you interpret the groups’ behaviors