# Hit movies According to the Internet Movie Database, Avatar is tops based on box office

Chapter 1, Problem R1.1

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QUESTION:

According to the Internet Movie Database, Avatar is tops based on box office sales worldwide. The following table displays data on several popular movies.

 Movie Year Rating Time (minutes) Genre Box Office (dollars) Avatar 2009 PG-13 162 Action 2,781,505,847 Titanic 1997 PG-13 194 Drama 1,835,300,000, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 2011 PG-13 130 Fantasy 1,327,655,619 Transformers: Dark of the Moon 2011 PG-13 154 Action 1,123,146,996 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King 2003 PG-13 201 Action 1,119,929,521 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest 2006 PG-13 151 Action 1,065,896,541 Toy Story 3 2010 G 103 Animation 1,062,984,497

(a) What individuals does this data set describe?

(b) Clearly identify each of the variables. Which are quantitative?

(c) Describe the individual in the highlighted row.

QUESTION:

According to the Internet Movie Database, Avatar is tops based on box office sales worldwide. The following table displays data on several popular movies.

 Movie Year Rating Time (minutes) Genre Box Office (dollars) Avatar 2009 PG-13 162 Action 2,781,505,847 Titanic 1997 PG-13 194 Drama 1,835,300,000, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 2011 PG-13 130 Fantasy 1,327,655,619 Transformers: Dark of the Moon 2011 PG-13 154 Action 1,123,146,996 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King 2003 PG-13 201 Action 1,119,929,521 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest 2006 PG-13 151 Action 1,065,896,541 Toy Story 3 2010 G 103 Animation 1,062,984,497

(a) What individuals does this data set describe?

(b) Clearly identify each of the variables. Which are quantitative?

(c) Describe the individual in the highlighted row.

Step 1 of 3

(a) Individuals are the objects described by a set of data. Individuals may be people, animals, or things. Here the database is about the Movies, so the individuals are Movies.