Importance of power.
In the same survey as that discussed in Exercise 27, GfK Roper Consulting also asked â€œHow important is having control over people and resources to you?â€ The percent who responded that it was of more than average importance are given in the following table:
Hereâ€™s a pie chart of the data:
a) List the errors you see in this display.
b) Make an appropriate display for the percentages.
c) Write a few sentences describing what you have learned about attitudes toward acquiring power.
Importance of wealth.
GfK Roper Reports Worldwide surveyed people, asking them â€œHow important is acquiring wealth to you?â€ The percent who responded that it was of more than average importance were: 71.9% China, 59.6% France, 76.1% India, 45.5% U.K., and 45.3% U.S. There were about 1500 respondents per country. A report showed the following bar chart of these percentages.
a) How much larger is the proportion of those who said acquiring wealth was important in India than in the United States?
b) Is that the impression given by the display? Explain.
c) How would you improve this display?
d) Make an appropriate display for the percentages.
e) Write a few sentences describing what you have learned about attitudes toward acquiring wealth.