November 21, 2020

MA1015: Week 5 Assignment

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What are statistics and geometry

and how will I use these concepts in my healthcare career?

This assignment helps you apply your knowledge from this week’s modules

and textbook readings.

Employers in the healthcare industry expect employees to have

mathematical knowledge and skills to perform tasks such as properly

managing data, records, inventory, and prescriptions.

Mathematical Vocabulary

Use chapters 7 and 12 of your textbook to define the following vocabulary.

1. Define: Statistics

The branch of mathematics concerned with data,or numerical information.

2. Define: Graphs

A display that provides a pictorial representation of data

3. Define: Mean

The sum of all values divided by the number of those values also known as the average value

4. Define: Median

The value that separates a list of values in such a way that there is the same number of values below

the median as above

5. Define: Mode

In a set of numbers the value that occurs most frequently

6. Define: Square Root

A square root of a number is one or two identical factors of that number

7. Define: Pythagorean Theorem

The square of the hypotenuse of a right triangle is equal to the sum of the squares of the two legs

Statistical Calculations

Use chapter 7 of your textbook to answer the following questions. Be sure to show your work. Please

use this dataset for the next three questions: 5, 10, 12, 4, 6, 11, 13, 5

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8. Calculate the mean.

4+5+5+6+10+11+11+12+13= 66 66/8=8.25

9. Calculate the median.

6+10= 16 16/2= 8

10. Determine the mode.

The mode is 5

Interpreting Graphs

Use your textbook to answer the following questions.