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 - Page 69: 2.39

Answer

Federal legislation to increase the minimum wage would have a greater effect on the mean.

Work Step by Step

With a small percentage of people being paid hourly at the federal minimum wage (5%), the dataset would not have any outstanding outliers. (The data would not be skewed.)
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