flouriet

10-18-2008, 03:27 PM

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flouriet

10-18-2008, 03:27 PM

resolved

Philip M

10-18-2008, 04:40 PM

Sounds like homework! Have a look at the posting guidlines.

Show us your effort, and then perhaps someone will help you improve it.

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flouriet

10-19-2008, 06:58 PM

I get very confused with this stuff, is there any recommended books that I can read to help me. thhanks

Philip M

10-19-2008, 09:02 PM

Your work has quite a lot of errors. I have worked through some of them for you but I have run out of time and don't think I ought to do all your homework for you, so the standard devaition calculation still needs correction. You should also check manually that the various calculations are in fact correct. I trust you will learn from this rather than blindly copy it.

<html>

<script type="text/javascript">

function divide_string() {

var data=prompt("Enter your data (separate with a space)","");

data = data.replace(/[^\d\s]/g,"") // strip non-numeric

data = data.replace(/\s+/g, " "); //strip double spaces

new_array = data.split(" "); // spliting the new array

new_array = new_array.sort(function(a,b){return a - b})

var len= new_array.length; //length of array or number of elements

var halfLen = len/2; // half length of the number of elements

var med = Math.floor(halfLen);// find the median

if(med == halfLen) {

median = (new_array[med+1] - new_array[med])/2;

}

else {

median = new_array[med];

}

var max=new_array[len-1];

var min=new_array[0];

var sum = 0;

var stddevn = 0;

for (i=0; i<len; i++) {

sum = sum + (parseFloat(new_array[i])); // sum

}

var a= "";// each data squared then the sum of it

var b= (sum*sum)/len; // part two of stddevn ( means sum of the data squared divided by number of elements

var mean = (sum/len); // mean

stddevn = Math.sqrt((a-b)/(len-1)); // standard deviation

alert ("Array: "+new_array+", The mean is: " + mean + " The standard deviation is: " + stddevn+ " The median is: " + median + " The maximum is: " + max +" The min is: " + min)

}

</script>

<FORM>

<INPUT TYPE="button" onClick="divide_string()" value="Click here to enter your data">

</FORM>

</html>

Here is a script to calculate the standard devaition:-

<script type = "text/javascript">

var data = new Array("73", "58", "67", "93", "33", "18", "147");

var deviation = new Array();

var sum = 0;

var devnsum = 0;

var stddevn = 0;

var len = data.length;

for (var i=0; i<len; i++) {

sum = sum + (data[i] * 1) // ensure number

}

var mean = (sum/len).toFixed(6); // 6 decimal places

for (i=0; i<len; i++) {

deviation[i] = data[i] - mean;

deviation[i] = deviation[i] * deviation[i];

devnsum = devnsum + deviation[i];

}

stddevn = Math.sqrt(devnsum/(len-1)).toFixed(6); // 6 decimal places

alert ("The mean is: " + mean + " The standard deviation is: " + stddevn)

</script>

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<html>

<script type="text/javascript">

function divide_string() {

var data=prompt("Enter your data (separate with a space)","");

data = data.replace(/[^\d\s]/g,"") // strip non-numeric

data = data.replace(/\s+/g, " "); //strip double spaces

new_array = data.split(" "); // spliting the new array

new_array = new_array.sort(function(a,b){return a - b})

var len= new_array.length; //length of array or number of elements

var halfLen = len/2; // half length of the number of elements

var med = Math.floor(halfLen);// find the median

if(med == halfLen) {

median = (new_array[med+1] - new_array[med])/2;

}

else {

median = new_array[med];

}

var max=new_array[len-1];

var min=new_array[0];

var sum = 0;

var stddevn = 0;

for (i=0; i<len; i++) {

sum = sum + (parseFloat(new_array[i])); // sum

}

var a= "";// each data squared then the sum of it

var b= (sum*sum)/len; // part two of stddevn ( means sum of the data squared divided by number of elements

var mean = (sum/len); // mean

stddevn = Math.sqrt((a-b)/(len-1)); // standard deviation

alert ("Array: "+new_array+", The mean is: " + mean + " The standard deviation is: " + stddevn+ " The median is: " + median + " The maximum is: " + max +" The min is: " + min)

}

</script>

<FORM>

<INPUT TYPE="button" onClick="divide_string()" value="Click here to enter your data">

</FORM>

</html>

Here is a script to calculate the standard devaition:-

<script type = "text/javascript">

var data = new Array("73", "58", "67", "93", "33", "18", "147");

var deviation = new Array();

var sum = 0;

var devnsum = 0;

var stddevn = 0;

var len = data.length;

for (var i=0; i<len; i++) {

sum = sum + (data[i] * 1) // ensure number

}

var mean = (sum/len).toFixed(6); // 6 decimal places

for (i=0; i<len; i++) {

deviation[i] = data[i] - mean;

deviation[i] = deviation[i] * deviation[i];

devnsum = devnsum + deviation[i];

}

stddevn = Math.sqrt(devnsum/(len-1)).toFixed(6); // 6 decimal places

alert ("The mean is: " + mean + " The standard deviation is: " + stddevn)

</script>

Sign on a Maine shop: Our motto is to give our customers the lowest possible prices and workmanship.

flouriet

10-19-2008, 09:42 PM

thanks alot

could you tell me why you used a,b and used this function

new_array.sort(function(a,b){return a - b})

thanks for helping me

i realize that some of the equations were wrong but I was able to fix them

thanks once again

could you tell me why you used a,b and used this function

new_array.sort(function(a,b){return a - b})

thanks for helping me

i realize that some of the equations were wrong but I was able to fix them

thanks once again

Philip M

10-19-2008, 11:08 PM

thanks alot

could you tell me why you used a,b and used this function

new_array.sort(function(a,b){return a - b})

There is a good explanation at

http://www.javascriptkit.com/javatutors/arraysort.shtml

could you tell me why you used a,b and used this function

new_array.sort(function(a,b){return a - b})

There is a good explanation at

http://www.javascriptkit.com/javatutors/arraysort.shtml

flouriet

10-20-2008, 12:54 AM

somehow this doesn't work

Philip M

10-20-2008, 09:05 AM

Sorry, I can't take over the role of your teacher. :D

var a=[1,2,3,4,5,6];

var len=a.length;

var med=len/2;

if (len%2==0)

median=(a[med]+a[med-1])/2;

else

median=a[Math.floor(med)];

alert(median); // RESULT 3.5

"I have answered three questions, and that is enough,"

Said his father. "Don't give yourself airs!

Do you think I can listen all day to such stuff?

Be off, or I'll kick you down stairs."

- Lewis Carroll

var a=[1,2,3,4,5,6];

var len=a.length;

var med=len/2;

if (len%2==0)

median=(a[med]+a[med-1])/2;

else

median=a[Math.floor(med)];

alert(median); // RESULT 3.5

"I have answered three questions, and that is enough,"

Said his father. "Don't give yourself airs!

Do you think I can listen all day to such stuff?

Be off, or I'll kick you down stairs."

- Lewis Carroll

flouriet

10-20-2008, 09:43 AM

i really appreciate your help but when i did the first part i got the same answer as you but when i put it into my code and typed in teh same series of numbers it gave me the median of 22.5

Philip M

10-20-2008, 12:50 PM

Use alerts after each line to check the progress of the calculation. And be careful to ensure that your variables are numbers, not strings.

flouriet

10-20-2008, 01:59 PM

thanks for all of your help

I didn't realize you're from London oh I was there about a year ago and love London.

I didn't realize you're from London oh I was there about a year ago and love London.

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