2.21 The manufacturing company in Problem 2.20 also produces electric insulators. If the insulators break when in use, a short circuit is likely to occur. To test the strength of the insulators, destructive testing in high-powered labs is carried out to determine how much force is required to break the insulators. Force is mea- sured by observing how many pounds must be applied to the insu- lator before it breaks. The force measurements, collected from a sample of 30 insulators and stored in Force , are:1,870 1,728 1,656 1,610 1,634 1,784 1,592 1,662 1,866 1,764 1,734 1,662 1,550 1,756 1,762 1,866 1,820 1,744 1,810 1,752 1,680 1,810 1,652 1,7361,522 1,696 1,734 1,774 1,788 1,688a. Constructafrequencydistributionandapercentagedistribution. b. Construct a cumulative percentage distribution. c. What can you conclude about the strength of the insulators ifthe company requires a force measurement of at least 1,500 pounds before the insulator breaks?

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2.21 The manufacturing company in Problem 2.20 also produces electric insulators. If the insulators break when in use, a short circuit is likely to occur. To test the strength of the insulators, destructive testing in high-powered labs is carried out to determine how much force is required to break the insulators. Force is mea- sured by observing how many pounds must be applied to the insu- lator before it breaks. The force measurements, collected from a sample of 30 insulators and stored in Force , are:
1,870 1,728 1,656 1,610 1,634 1,784 1,592 1,662 1,866 1,764 1,734 1,662 1,550 1,756 1,762 1,866 1,820 1,744 1,810 1,752 1,680 1,810 1,652 1,736
1,522 1,696 1,734 1,774 1,788 1,688
a. Constructafrequencydistributionandapercentagedistribution. b. Construct a cumulative percentage distribution. c. What can you conclude about the strength of the insulators if
the company requires a force measurement of at least 1,500 pounds before the insulator breaks?

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