# What three states have the greatest number of waste sites?…

Chapter 3: Exercise 3 Using STATES10 dataset, perform a case summary of ENS236 (Hazardous Waste Sites on the National Priority List 2010). a. What three states have the greatest number of waste sites? b. What three states have the fewest waste sites? c. Include the SPSS output here. d. Create a box plot that illustrates the distribution of these sites. What does this boxplot suggest? e. Include the box plot here. Chapter 3: Exercise 6 Using Explore, determine the measures of central tendency and spread for DMS506 (Divorce Rate per 1,000: 2008). Examine the statistics and box plot and determine which measures of central tendency and spread are most appropriate. a. Mean: b. Median: c. Standard Deviation: d. Range: e. Interquartile Range (IQR): f. What is the best measure of central tendency? g. What is the best measure of spread/dispersion? h. Why did you make these selections? i. What state is the outlier? j. Include your SPSS outputs here.

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**Week 5 Assignment Read Chapter 3 in Sweet/Grace-Martin text on “Univariate Analysis: Descriptive Statistics.” You should read this material and view the podcasts below before attempting to do the associated exercises. Podcast: Measures of Central Tendency Podcast: Measures of Dispersion This assignment is due Friday, March 1. Answer the following questions: *Please write your answers in blue. Chapter 3: Exercise 3 Using STATES10 dataset, perform a case summary of ENS236 (Hazardous Waste Sites on the National Priority List 2010). What three states have the greatest number of waste sites? What three states have the fewest waste sites? Include the SPSS output here. Create a box plot that illustrates the distribution of these sites. What does this boxplot suggest? Include the box plot here. Chapter 3: Exercise 6 Using Explore, determine the measures of central tendency and spread for DMS506 (Divorce Rate per 1,000: 2008). Examine the statistics and box plot and determine which measures of central tendency and spread are most appropriate. Mean: Median: Standard Deviation: Range: Interquartile Range (IQR): What is the best measure of central tendency? What is the best measure of spread/dispersion? Why did you make these selections? What state is the outlier? Include your SPSS outputs here.**

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