A community for students.
Here's the question you clicked on:
 0 viewing
anonymous
 one year ago
In recent years there has been considerable discussion about the appropriateness of the body shapes and proportions of the Ken and Barbie dolls. These dolls are very popular, and there is some concern that the dolls may be viewed as having the "ideal body shape," potentially leading young children to risk anorexia in pursuit of that ideal. Researchers investigating the dolls' body shapes scaled Ken and Barbie up to a common height of 170.18 cm (5' 7") and compared them to body measurements of active adults. Common measures of body shape are the chest (bust), waist, and hip circumferences
anonymous
 one year ago
In recent years there has been considerable discussion about the appropriateness of the body shapes and proportions of the Ken and Barbie dolls. These dolls are very popular, and there is some concern that the dolls may be viewed as having the "ideal body shape," potentially leading young children to risk anorexia in pursuit of that ideal. Researchers investigating the dolls' body shapes scaled Ken and Barbie up to a common height of 170.18 cm (5' 7") and compared them to body measurements of active adults. Common measures of body shape are the chest (bust), waist, and hip circumferences

This Question is Closed

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0These measurements for Ken and Barbie and their reference groups are presented in the table ATTACHED Suppose that the researchers' scaled up dolls suddenly found themselves in the human world of actual men and women. Convert Barbie’s chest, waist, and hips measurements to zscores. Do these zscores provide evidence to justify the claim that the Barbie doll is too thin of a representation of adult women? Justify your response with an appropriate statistical argument.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Unsure how to approach. Appreciate any advice!

dan815
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1basically you see how many z scores away the barbies measurements are from humans

dan815
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1you can find out what probability of the women and men have sizes close to the barbies in each areas of measurement

dan815
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I will do a sample calculation for you

dan815
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1you can find the exact probabilities for the z scores you calculate from the z table, you should carry on and find the zscores for all the different areas they are measuring

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay, think I got it. Thanks dan!

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I wonder how that data accounted for obesity :/
Ask your own question
Sign UpFind more explanations on OpenStudy
Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.
spraguer
(Moderator)
5
→ View Detailed Profile
is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...
23
 Teamwork 19 Teammate
 Problem Solving 19 Hero
 Engagement 19 Mad Hatter
 You have blocked this person.
 ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...
Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.