- Submitted By: samigator2
- Date Submitted: 05/12/2014 8:54 PM
- Category: Book Reports
- Words: 313
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1)a) Total men=3738+4704

Total men=8442

Total women=1494+2827

Total women=4321

b) The percentages in the table above are based on the total number of men or women respectively. The percentages for admissions should be based on the total number of people admitted which is 3738+1494. The total equals 5232.

3738/5232=.7144

1494/5232=.2856

Based on this, there is a gender biased towards males.

c) There is a skew in the number of applications towards males.

d) B and C are not based on the qualifications of the applicants, but the number of applicants.

e)

f)

g)

Count

Admitted

Denied

A

512+89=601

313+19=332

B

313+17=330

207+8=215

C

120+202=322

205+391=596

D

138+131=269

279+244=523

E

53+94=147

138+299=437

F

22+24=46

351+317=668

Percentage

Admitted

Denied

A

601/933=.6442

332/933=.3558

B

330/545=.6055

215/545=.3945

C

322/918=.3508

596/918=.6492

D

269/792=.3396

523/792=.6604

E

147/584=.2517

437/584=.7483

F

46/714=.0644

668/714=.9356

h)

Count

Male

Female

A

825

108

B

520

25

C

325

593

D

417

375

E

191

393

F

373

341

Percentage

Male

Female

A

825/933=.8842

108/933=.1158

B

520/545=.9541

25/545=.0459

C

325/918=.3540

593/918=.6460

D

417/792=.5265

375/792=.4735

E

191/584=.3271

393/584=.6729

F

373/714=.5224

341/714=.4776

i) The departments that rejected more women had a higher percentage of applicants. That means that there is a little to no gender bias.

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