Basic Statistics: Tales of Distributions 10th Edition

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 0-49580-891-1
ISBN 13: 978-0-49580-891-6

Chapter 4 - Exploring Data: Variability - Problems: 4.1

Answer

(a) The range of the data set is 16 (b) The range of the data set is 0.15

Work Step by Step

(a) The range of the date set 17, 5, 1, 1 is found by finding the difference between the highest and lowest values. Range = Highest - Lowest = 17 - 1 = 16 (b) The range of the date set 0.45, 0.30, and 0.30 is found by finding the difference between the highest and lowest values. Range = Highest - Lowest = .45 - .30 = 0.15
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