The following data represent the amount of time (in min…

Fundamentals of Statistics (4th Edition)

Chapter 3.5, Problem 1CT Solutions

The following data represent the amount of time (in minutes) a random sample of eight students enrolled in Sullivan’s Intermediate Algebra course spent on the homework from Section, Factoring Polynomials.

48 | 88 | 57 | 109

111 | 93 | 71 | 63

(a) Determine the mean amount of time spent doing Section homework.

(b) Determine the median amount of time spent doing Section homework.

(c) Suppose the observation 109 minutes is incorrectly recorded as 1009 minutes. Recompute the mean and the median. What do you notice? What property of the median does this illustrate?

 

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