0 | 4 5  1 | 2 4 8 9 2 | 1 3 6 6 9 9 9 3 | 0 1 2 4 7 7 7 8 9 4 | 1 2 3 4 6  5 | 4 Key:3 | 0=30    The weights, in pounds, of packages on a delivery truck are shown in the stem-and-leaf plot. Find the mean, median, and the mode of the data, If possible. If any measure cannot be found  or does not represent the center of the data, explain why.  Does the mean represent the center of the data?  Does the median represent the center of the data?  Does (do) the mode(s) represent a typical entry of the data?

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0 | 4 5 

1 | 2 4 8 9

2 | 1 3 6 6 9 9 9

3 | 0 1 2 4 7 7 7 8 9

4 | 1 2 3 4 6 

5 | 4

Key:3 | 0=30 

 

The weights, in pounds, of packages on a delivery truck are shown in the stem-and-leaf plot. Find the mean, median, and the mode of the data, If possible. If any measure cannot be found  or does not represent the center of the data, explain why. 

Does the mean represent the center of the data? 

Does the median represent the center of the data? 

Does (do) the mode(s) represent a typical entry of the data? 

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