Question

# Answer the following questions with respect to the following details:

Based on anthropological reports in

which the status of women is scored on a 10-point scale, the mean and standard deviation across many cultures are known. A new culture is found in which there is an unusual family arrangement. The status of women is also rated in this culture. Do cultures with the unusual family arrangement provide lower status to women than cultures in general?

(a) What is the dependent variable?

(b) What is the independent variable?

(c) What kind of test (one tailed high/low or two tailed) are you going to use, and why?

(d) State the research hypothesis (include notations):

(e) State the null hypothesis (include notations):

Statistics and Probability