Elementary Statistics (12th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321836960
ISBN 13: 978-0-32183-696-0

Chapter 3 - Statistics for Describing, Exploring, and Comparing Data - 3-3 Measures of Variation - Basic Skills and Concepts - Page 110: 34



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If a value is unusual, then it is more than two standard deviations far from the mean. $Minimum \ usual \ value=mean-2\cdot(standard \ deviation)=67.3-2\cdot10.3=46.7$ $Maximum \ usual \ value=mean+2\cdot(standard \ deviation)=67.3+2\cdot10.3=87.9$. Here, $45<46.7$, therefore the value is unusual, because it is smaller than the minimum usual value mean.
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