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# CRE Congress and Religion. Based on data from the Pew

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## Solution for problem 8CRE Chapter 10.6

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Problem 8CRE

CRE Congress and Religion. ?Based on data from the Pew Forum on Religion and Political Life, the members of Congress have these religious affiliations: Catholic (156), Jewish (39), Protestant (304), Mormon (15), other (15). There were six members of Congress who did not specify a religious affiliation, and the data are current at the time of this writing. Ignore the six unspecified religious affiliations and use these data for Exercises. Congress and Religion a.? What is the level of measurement of the religious affiliations (Catholic, Jewish, and so on)? b.? What is the level of measurement of the frequency counts (156, 39, and so on)? c.? Are the frequency counts data that are discrete or continuous? d.? What proportion of the members of Congress are Protestant? e.? Given that the data describe the population of members of Congress, is the result from part (c) a statistic or a parameter?

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Solution 8 CRE Step 1 : Given, The data from the pew forum on religion and political life. The members of the congress have these religious affiliation : catholic (156), Jewish (39), Protestant (304), Mormon (15) and others (15). Six members of the congress were not specify any religious affiliation. (a) Nominal scale is the measurement scale used for religious affiliation. The measurement satisfies the identity property...

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