Statistics (12th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321755936
ISBN 13: 978-0-32175-593-3

Chapter 2 - Methods for Describing Sets of Data - Exercises 2.71 - 2.89 - Understanding the Principles: 2.72

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Range is not suitable for all data sets. For example, if there are outliers in a data set, it will affect the range. another case is where most of the values are near mean and median, then range will not be efficient measure.

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