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Lab 8: Clustering
Started: Oct

Quiz Instructions
•    Change the file names to: YourFirstName_YourLastName_presidential.jmp
•    Review what we did in the lab.
•    You must use JMP to answer the following multiple-choice questions.
•    Note: When you are asked to submit a screen capture, you need to make sure that your name is part of the capture.

Question 1                    2 pts
Based on a hierarchical clustering on the election results, how many optimal clusters of States did you get from your analysis?

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• 6
• 5
• 8

Question 2                  2 pts
Which cluster of States has the lowest proportion of Democratic voters in the Presidential elections?

• Iowa, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Minnesota
• Virginia, Texas, Indiana

Question 3                  2 pts
If you are an advisor for a Republican presidential nominee, for which States would you not run many campaign ads against your opponent who is a Democratic presidential nominee?

• Iowa, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Minnesota
• Virginia, Texas, Indiana

Question 4                 2 pts
Show a parallel plot graph to demonstrate how different States are clustered together based on hierarchical clustering analysis? Submit a screen shot.

Question 5             2 pts
Perform a K-means clustering with initial number of cluster seed to vary between 3 and 10. What is the optimal number of clusters did you get from this analysis?

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• 4
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• 6

Question 6               2 pts
Show a parallel plot graph to demonstrate how different States are clustered together based on the K-means clustering analysis? Submit a screenshot.

Question 7                    2 pts
Based on the K-means clustering, show how States are grouped together using colored coded US Map. Submit a screenshot.

Question 8                    2 pts
Upon evaluation of cluster means obtained from K-means clustering, which cluster has the lowest overall democratic percentage of voters over the 9 election cycles?

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• 4
• 8
• 3

Question 9                      2 pts
Upon evaluation of cluster means obtained from K-means clustering, which cluster has the highest overall democratic percentage of voters over the 9 election cycles?

• 8
• 4
• 3
• 2

Question 10                     2 pts
Which cluster depicts swing States where the percentage for both democratic and republican nominees are similar in the last couple of election years?

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• 2
• 6
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