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Elephants and bees. Elephants sometimes damage crops in Africa. It turns outthat

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Problem 17.5

Elephants and bees. Elephants sometimes damage crops in Africa. It turns outthat elephants dislike bees. They recognize beehives in areas where they arecommon and avoid them. Can this be used to keep elephants away from trees? Agroup in Kenya placed active beehives in some trees and empty beehives inothers. Will elephant damage be less in trees with hives? Will even empty hiveskeep elephants away?1(a) Outline the design of an experiment to answer these questions using 72 acaciatrees (be sure to include a control group).(b) Use software or the Simple Random Sample applet to choose the trees for theactive hive group, or Table B at line 137 to choose the first 4 trees in thatgroup.(c) What is the response variable in this experiment?

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Elementary Statistics Notes Amanda Selly 8/26/2016 We obtained this set of data by dropping a pen seven times to see where it lands {3,4,3,2,4,3,4,2,4,4,5,2,4,4,2,2,5,2,6,3,2,4,4,3,2,1,3} So obviously this set of numbers doesn't really mean...

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