The Basic Practice of Statistics 7th Edition

Published by W. H. Freeman
ISBN 10: 1-46414-253-X
ISBN 13: 978-1-46414-253-6

Chapter 2 - Describing Distributions with Numbers - Chapter 2 Exercises - Exploring the Web - Page 74: 2.55b

Answer

The District of Columbia appears to be an outlier, since it has a much higher / lower value than other states. The data set that appears more appropriate for the District of Columbia is where the value is closest to other states.

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The District of Columbia appears to be an outlier, since it has a much higher / lower value than other states. The data set that appears more appropriate for the District of Columbia is where the value is closest to other states.
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