Research Question 2: Do students who report back problems tend to carry more weight (higher ratios)?

(d) Is whether or not students report back problems a quantitative or a categorical variable?

Descriptive Statistics

(e) Use an technology to produce numerical and graphical summaries comparing the backpack to body weight ratios for those with and without back problems.

JMP Minitab R Applets

Include this output in your report.

(f) Write a paragraph comparing the behavior of the ratios in these 2 groups (any similarities, any differences), remembering all previous lessons on what to talk about. 


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