Name: Datusimban, Akissah P. Date: 03/25/21 Course/Section: BS Accountancy 2A Activity 1 A. Classify whether the following situations will make use of descriptive or inferential statistics. Write your answer before the number. Descriptive 1. An owner of the restaurant computes her daily sales. Descriptive 2. A mother recorded their monthly food expenses. Inferential 3. A researcher wants to measure the effect of the pandemic on the sales of the products. Descriptive 4. The General Weighted Average of Kyle is 1.31. Inferential 5. According to insurance company figures the chance of your living to age 82 is 67.5%. B. Tell whether the following is quantitative or qualitative data: Quantitative 1. Score in Exam Qualitative 2. College Courses Quantitative 3. Number of business establishments Quantitative 4. Temperature Qualitative 5. Educational Attainment Qualitative 6. Cellphone number Quantitative 7. Age Qualitative 8. Kinds of books Quantitative 9. Income Qualitative 10. Civil Status C. Identify each of the following as discrete or continuous: Discrete 1. Salary Discrete 2. Number of customers in a restaurant Discrete 3. Amount of debt Discrete 4. Number of tables Continuous 5. Lifespan D. Determine the scale of measurement for each of the following Ordinal 1. Academic Rank Ordinal 6. Educational Attainment Ratio 2. Weight Nominal 7. ZIP code Nominal 3. Nationality Nominal 8. Types of Business Nominal 4. Kinds of works Ratio 9. Distance Interval 5. IQ Ordinal 10. Rating scale (poor, good, excellent) E. Write your own research question and identify the independent variables and dependent variables. (5pts) “Proposed Implementation of Online Tax to Social Media Platform’s Merchant” INDEPENDENT VARIABLE – Proposed Implementation of Online Tax DEPENDENT VARIABLE – Impact/Effect on Online Sellers in terms of perception F. Classify each sample as random, systematic, stratified, or cluster. Systematic 1. A tax auditor selects every 500th income tax return that is received. Random 2. Shanks will be picked or drawn 5 pieces of paper from the box. There are 30 pieces of paper inside the box. Each paper had a written name of his students. Random 3. School principals are selected by using random numbers in order to determine annual salaries. Cluster 4. In 8 municipalities with many business establishments. The researcher chooses only one business establishment for each municipality and interviews all the employees in that establishment regarding their job satisfaction. Stratified 5. Patients who enter an emergency room are divided into groups based on the nature of their injury. These groups are subdivided into age brackets. A proportional number of patients are selected from each group and are used for the sample. G. Write your answer into 2-3 sentences only for each number. 1. Suggest some ways statistics can be used in everyday life. (5pts) Statistics plays a major role in many aspects of our lives. It is used in sports, for example, to help a general manager decide which player might be the best fit for a team. In addition, statistics is also helpful to us soon to be accountants in terms of analyzing and interpreting of data. 2. Why are samples used in statistics? (5pts) Samples are used to save time and money when the population is large and when the units must be destroyed to gain information. Also, it is important that we use sample so that it is not biased because you cannot generalize to the population from your statistical data. Target (5) Demonstrate through selfreflective analysis of the concept/principle involved supported by specific facts/details. Rubrics for checking test G. Acceptable (3) Demonstrate through self-reflective analysis of the concept/principle involved by facts/details do not completely support the analysis. Marginal (1) Lacks of development of selfreflections. Facts/details are insufficient to answer the question.