Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0134467795
ISBN 13: 978-0-13446-779-5

Chapter 10 - Statistics - 10.4 Mean, Median, and Mode - 10.4 Exercises - Page 740: 40


The pattern of weekly sales by Samuel shows that he had very weak weeks with 8 or 13 sales and very strong weeks with 39 and 40 sales. He scored mean sales of 22. Comparing to Samuel, Sticker had sales between 19 and 25 each week. His weekly performance did not vary strong.

Work Step by Step

The discrepancy in the number of sales is readable from the median for both sales representatives. Samuels median is 19.5 and the mean of his sales is 22. Stickers median is 22 and the mean of his sales is 22. There is more expected deviations in sales for Samuel than Sticker.
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