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Need completed by Tuesday, July 19, 2016 by 5 pm pacific time.Resource: University of Phoenix Material: Data Set
You are the manager in a small town in the lake district of a Midwestern state that enjoys a robust tourist
season during the summer months but has only a small population of residents during the off season. The
Littletown Café adjusts the levels of staff according to the time of year to coincide with the number of
guests, with the tourist season typically starting around Memorial Day each year. One wait staff employee
can serve 50 guests. When a bus staff employee is added, the pair can serve 75 guests. At 76 guests, the
café adds a second wait staff employee, for a total of 2 waiters and one busser. Analysis of guest numbers
can support future decisions about scheduling wait staff, dishwashers, and bus staff for the café.
Review the data in the data set.
Create a 875-word report in which you do the following:

Explain why this is (or is not) a suitable sample of quantitative data for the business scenario.
Evaluate the factors that would affect the validity of the data set.
Evaluate the factors that would affect the reliability of the data set.
Explain the steps you took to arrive at your conclusion about validity and reliability.
Display the data set in a chart
Explain briefly why that chart type was selected
Calculate the measures of central tendency and variability (mean, median, mode, standard
deviation) for the data.
Interpret the measures of central tendency and variability. What are three conclusions you can
draw based on the data analysis?
Format your assignment consistent with APA guidelines.
QNT/275 Version 4
Individual Assignment: Activity Data Set
Purpose of Assignment
This assignment will help students demonstrate mastery of proficiencies in obtaining a suitable sample of data,
evaluating the reliability and validity of that data, displaying data and calculating basic descriptive statistics, and
interpreting those statistics for business decision-making.
Resources Required
Data Set
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Content
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Explain why this is (or is not) a suitable
sample of quantitative data for the business
scenario.
Evaluate the factors that would affect the
validity of the data set.
Evaluate the factors that would affect the
reliability of the data set.
Explain the steps you took to arrive at your
Display the data set in a chart
Explain briefly why that chart type was
selected
Calculate the measures of central tendency
and variability (mean, median, mode,
standard deviation) for the data.
Explain the steps you followed to come your
Interpret the measures of central tendency
and variability. What are three conclusions
you can draw based on the data analysis?
1
QNT/275 Version 4
Met
Writing Guidelines
30 Percent
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Not Met
Total
Available
Total
Earned
3
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10
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The paper — including tables and graphs,
headings, a title page, and a reference page
— is consistent with APA formatting
guidelines and meets course-level
requirements.
The paper includes properly cited intellectual
property using APA style in-text citations and
a reference page.
The paper includes paragraph and sentence
transitions that are logical and maintain flow
throughout the paper.
The paper includes sentences that are
complete, clear, and concise.
The paper follows proper rules of grammar
and usage including spelling and punctuation.
Assignment Total
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Littletown Café
Lunch + Dinner Guest Counts by Date
Month
May
June
Date
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
* Memorial Day
2012
48
43
57
56
61
73
110
107
112
90
96
91
105
107
105
89
91
96
92
2013
42
40
51
49
71
97
94
95
76
73
81
94
96
87
81
76
83
85
96
2014
58
45
47
80
105
102
110
91
94
91
107
112
89
94
96
99
115
123
96

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