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HOMEWORK –  Due  Friday       NAME:  ______________________________________________     1.  Choose  three  questions  you  asked  on  your  survey  that  give  you  quantitative  data?                Write  out  each  question  and  complete  a)  and  b)  below  each  question.       Question:  ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________     a)  List  the  results  as  a  fraction  [x/y]  (i.e.  51  out  of  121  students  surveyed  said…):         b)  List  the  results  as  a  percent.  (i.e.  42%  of  students  surveyed  said…)    note:  divide  51  by  121  &  multiply  by  100)         Question:  ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________     a)  List  the  results  as  a  fraction:       b)  List  the  results  as  a  percent         Question:  ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________     a)  List  the  results  as  a  fraction:       b)  List  the  results  as  a  percent         2.  Write  a  summary  explaining  how  each  question  above  supports  your  hypothesis*.  (8  lines)   (remember…your  hypothesis  is  what  you  think  is  the  answer  to  your  research  question**).     _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________   _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________   _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________   _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________   _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________   _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________   _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________   _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________   _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________       *  Note…Maybe  your  findings  DON’T  support  your  hypothesis.  That’s  okay…what  did  you  learn?       **  An  example:  Imagine  your  research  question  is:  How  can  we  keep  the  MBTA  prices  from  going  up   in  July,?    You  find  out  from  your  survey  that  90  out  of  120  youth  said  they  spend  more  than  $20  a   week  on  the  MBTA  right  now.    What  could  you  infer/argue  with  this  piece  of  data?    

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