● Read through the project guidelines. Give it a first attempt at identifying what kind of hypothesis tests or statistical method you are asked to do (write down notes in the margin).
● Look through the Excel data files. Browse every sheet and read column and row names to understand the data.
● Go back to the project guidelines and read it through again. Try to identify some more statistical methods you are asked to do.
● Go through the project guidelines and compare your notes about the hypothesis tests or statistical methods you are asked to perform. Discuss ‘how’ you will then perform it (I.e., is it clear to you what data and what to do with it).
● Pay close attention to hints provided and refer to your textbook and lecture notes for relevant examples.
● The data you have been provided should be considered as sample data from the population of Canadians.
● Raw data has been provided to you. Due to rounding, if the total shown does not match your calculated total, use the calculated total.
● Ensure that all Excel output is included with your written solutions.
● Scatterplots should be enlarged so that a clear picture of the pattern(s) in the data and the positions of trend line(s) are easily visible.
● Final summary reports should be single-spaced using a 12-point Times New
Roman font and Microsoft Word’s default margin settings.