Datafiles

  • Baseball 2016Download .TXT file Open in Data Desk ?
  • Methods: Boxplots, Test for Difference between Two Groups
  • Source: http://www.baseball-reference.com/leagues/MLB/2016.shtml
  • Number of Cases: 30
  • Excerpt: Summaries of the performance of each of the major league baseball teams in 2016. Variables include: Games won, Games Lost, Runs peer game, At bats, Runs, Hits, Doubles, Triples, Home runs, Runs batted in, Bases stolen, Time caught stealing, Bases on Balls, Strikeouts, Hits/At Bats, On Base Percentage, Slugging percentage, On base+Slugging, Total bases, Double […]






  • Baseball salaries 2015Download .TXT file Open in Data Desk ?
  • Methods: Nonparametric Methods, Regression
  • Source: http://www.baseball-reference.com/leaders/Salary_leagues.shtml
  • Number of Cases: 132
  • Excerpt: Ballplayers have been signing ever larger contracts. The highest salaries (in millions of dollars per season) for each year since 1874 are in the data file.








  • BasketballsDownload .TXT file Open in Data Desk ?
  • Methods: Quality Control
  • Source: invented data based on Basketball production
  • Number of Cases: 30
  • Excerpt: A company that makes basketballs has the motto: “Our basketballs are ready to play.” Therefore, it is important to the company that the basketballs are inflated with the proper amount of air when shipped. Most basketballs are inflated to 7 to 9 pounds per square inch. Recently the company selected a random basketball from its […]


  • Baterial soapDownload .TXT file Open in Data Desk ?
  • Methods: Analysis of Variance
  • Source: Student project
  • Number of Cases: 32
  • Excerpt: A student investigated just how effective washing with soap is in eliminating bacteria. To do this she tested four different methods—washing with water only, washing with regular soap, washing with antibacterial soap (ABS), and spraying hands with antibacterial spray (AS) (containing 65% ethanol as an active ingredient). Her experiment consisted of one experimental factor, the […]


  • BatteriesDownload .TXT file Open in Data Desk ?
  • Methods: Multifactor Analysis of Variance
  • Source: student experiment
  • Number of Cases: 16
  • Excerpt: A student experiment was run to test the performance of 4 brands of batteries under 2 different Environments (room temperature and cold). For each of the 8 treatments, 2 batteries of a particular brand were put into a flashlight. The flashlight was then turned on and allowed to run until the light went out. The […]


  • Being successfulDownload .TXT file Open in Data Desk ?
  • Methods: Quality Control, Tables
  • Source: www.pewsocialtrends.org/files/2012/04 /Women-in-the-Workplace.pdf
  • Number of Cases: 16
  • Excerpt: In a random sample of U.S. adults surveyed in December 2011, Pew Research asked how important it is “to you personally” to be successful in a high-paying career or profession. Responses are recorded by sex and age.


  • Belmont stakes 2015Download .TXT file Open in Data Desk ?
  • Methods:
  • Source: http://www.belmontstakes.com/past-winners.aspx
  • Number of Cases: 147
  • Excerpt: The Belmont Stakes is the last and longest of the three horse races that make up the Triple Crown. Curiously, in some of the Belmont races horses have run clockwise around the track, and in others they have run counterclockwise. Do the horses care? But note that the length of the race has also not […]