## Description

You will now have the opportunity to become familiar with the basic layout and functions of SPSS using descriptive statistics.

Open SPSS, and then open the data file “grades.sav.”

Use the *Variable View* tab found in the lower left hand corner of the window to answer the following questions:

How many variables are in this data set?

SPSS uses the word *scale* for both interval and ratio data. How many of the variables in this data are Scale, Nominal, and Ordinal variables?

Use the *Data View* tab found in the lower left hand corner of the window to answer the following questions:

How many subjects are in this data set?

What are the last name, gender, and GPA of the 10th subject?

Conduct a simple analysis and retrieve some output:

In the *Menu Commands,* click on *Analyze*to open a drop down window.

From the drop down window, open the *Descriptive Statistics* window, then *Descriptive….*

A dialog window will open: *Descriptives*. Locate and move GPA into the *Variables* *Box*.

Click on the *Options *tab on the right hand side of the *Variables Box. *Another dialog window will open, *Descriptives: Options. *

In this dialog box, select: Mean, Standard Deviation, Range, and S.E. Mean and press continue to close this box.

Press OK in the *Descriptive dialog box*.

An output window should open. Copy and paste the output table into this Word Document for assignment submission.

What is the number of GPAs? What is the range? What is the mean? What is the standard error? What is the standard deviation?

## Explanation & Answer

See attached:)

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Running head: SPSS FUNCTION

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SPSS function

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SPSS FUNCTION

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This report presents a simple analysis of the grades data set.

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