Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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Chapter 12 - Statistics - Chapter 12 Test: 15

Answer

The median is more representative of the salaries as a group.

Work Step by Step

The mean of the salaries is 36,900. The median is 22000. The salaries include the owner's salary of 98,500 dollars. This is 70000 dollars more than the next highest salary. The mean salary is considerably more than the lower four salaries. The median is close to lower four salaries...it is actually equal to one of the lower salaries.
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