1. Create a data file using an Excel worksheet. 2. Compute descriptive statistics for the variable(s), and explain the measures of central tendency and measures of dispersion that are most appropriate for your study. Refer to the procedure for computing description statistics in Chapter 17, p. 410 of your textbook. 3. Create a pie chart with percentages. Click here to view a tutorial from the Success Center on descriptive statistics data and creating a histogram chart, pie chart, and other simple graphs. 4. Compute a frequency table and histogram for each variable. Examples are shown in Chapter 17. 5. Decide which measures of central tendency, spread, and graphical display would be most appropriate for the study.
Using the information above, write a one- to two-page paper explaining how the data will be analyzed. This section should begin with a brief introduction to the section and a description of the problem. You must also explain how the data will be coded and edited. Provide justification for the descriptive statistics that will be employed in the study. You will only need to submit the paper for this assignment. Please do not include data, results, or graphical displays.
The above activities are designed to help you explain the type of analysis that will be performed. Remember that the proposal is futuristic.