Elementary Statistics (12th Edition)

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Chapter 3 - Statistics for Describing, Exploring, and Comparing Data - Review - Review Exercises: 7

Answer

About 11.75 years.

Work Step by Step

The minimum of the age of teachers is 23 years, whilst the maximum is 70 years. Therefore the range is the difference of the maximum and minimum: range=70-23=47 years. From the rule of thumb, the standrad deviation is approximately one fourth of the range, therefore standard deviation=47/4=11.75 years.
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