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 70: 2.43c


No, two weights with the same weight would not always have the same weight loss.

Work Step by Step

The weight loss partially depends on the starting weights. There might be an advantage to the percent of excess weight loss (since this is based off the excess weight lost).
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