Assignment: Descriptive Statistics
Due Week 7 and worth 140 points
Visit one of the following newspapers’ websites: USA Today, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, or Washington Post. Select an article that uses statistical data related to a current event, your major, your current field, or your future career goal. The chosen article must have a publication date during this quarter
The article should use one of the following categories of descriptive statistics:
•Measures of Frequency – Counting Rules, Percent, Frequency, Frequency Distributions.
•Measures of Central Tendency – Mean, Median, Mode.
•Measures of Dispersion or Variation – Range, Variance, Standard Deviation.
•Measures of Position – Percentile, Quartiles.
Write a two to three (2-3) page paper in which you: