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A second way to verify a model is to enter a number of input parameters (even if they are not the company’s current inputs) and see whether the outputs from the model are reasonable. One common approach is to use extreme values of the inputs to see whether the outputs behave as they should. If they do, this is another piece of evidence that the model is reasonable. 14 Chapter 1 Introduction to Data Analysis and Decision Making Copyright 201 Cengage Learning. All Rights Reserved. May not be copied, scanned, or duplicated, in whole or in part.
Editorial review has deemed that any suppressed content does not materially affect the overall learning experience. Cengage Learning reserves the right to remove additional content at any time if subsequent rights restrictions require it. 3 represents 30 responses from a questionnaire concerning the president’s environmental policies, where 20 of the observations have been hidden. ) Identify the variables and observations. Objective To illustrate variables and observations in a typical data set.
Despite this, FDR was a landslide winner. The discrepancy arose because the readers of the Literary Digest were not at all representative of most voters in 1936. Most voters in 1936 could barely make ends meet, let alone subscribe to a literary magazine. Thus, the typical lower-to-middle-income voter had almost no chance of being chosen in this sample. 22 Chapter 2 Describing the Distribution of a Single Variable Copyright 201 Cengage Learning. All Rights Reserved. May not be copied, scanned, or duplicated, in whole or in part.