Elementary Statistics: A Step-by-Step Approach with Formula Card 9th Edition

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ISBN 10: 0078136334
ISBN 13: 978-0-07813-633-7

Chapter 3 - Data Description - 3-1 Measures of Central Tendency - Exercises 3-1 - Page 123: 10


1st number is for New England states, 2nd number is for Northwest states mean 2451.5, 569.8 median 1453.5, 396 mode NA, NA The mean and median for the New England states are both much higher than those for the Northwest states indicating that more foreign workers’ certificates have been issued in the New England states.

Work Step by Step

For New England states Minimum: 819 Maximum: 6768 Range: 5949 Count: 6 Sum: 14709 mean=Sum/Count median: find the value in the middle mode: find the value with highest frequency midrange=(Minimum+Maximum)/2
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