2 Relative vs AbsoluteDoes the headline "Chicago falls out of 1st in murders" refer to an absolute quantity or a relative quantity? In other words, did Chicago fall out of first in absolute terms or in relative terms? Briefly explain. 5 is bigger than 2. 5 is 2.5 times bigger than 2
3 RatiosHow many times greater was the murder rate for the Fairfield, Alabama than the rate for Chicago? / = 4.23 Fairfield’s rate is 4.23 times greater than Chicago’s
5 If we sell 1000 snickerdoodles on Wednesday and 3000 on Friday how many times more snickerdoodles did we sell on Friday compared to Wednesday? If on Wednesday we sold 1000 snickerdoodles in 8 hours, what was the rate at which we sold them?
6 Percentage “of” problem If we have 1000 snickerdoodles and 78 of the snickerdoodles have raisins. What percent of the snickerdoodles have raisins?
7 Practice “than” problem Let’s say we make 150% more snickerdoodles on Monday than we make on Tuesday. If we make 3000 snickerdoodles on Monday, how many snickerdoodles do we make on Tuesday?
8 Practice “increase / decrease” Problem On Wednesday we sell 1000 snickerdoodles. On Thursday we increase the number of snickerdoodles sold by 11%. How many have we sold on Thursday? From Thursday to Friday we again increase the number sold by 11%. How many do we sell on Friday? What is the overall percentage change from Wednesday to Friday?Remember to use the Wednesday value not 99 if asking for 98-00
9 Making graphsOpen the file Health Insurance Coverage by Select Characteristics.xls. a. Make a single graph to answer this question: In 2005 what percentage of all males were not covered by insurance and what percentage of all females were not covered by insurance? Paste the graph into your Word document.b. Make a different single graph to answer this question: In 2005 what percentage of all people not covered by insurance were female and what percentage were male? Paste the graph into your Word document.
10 Linear / Exponential or Neither? Snickerdoodles SoldNet Profit ($$)100800200140030020004002600
11 Trendline RemindersR squared, # of data points and physical / social / practical