Asked Jan 19, 2020

Hurricanes Listed below are the numbers of Atlantic hurricanes that occurred in each year. The data are listed in order by year, starting with the year 2000. What important feature of the data is not revealed by any of the measures of variation?

8 9 8 7 9 15 5 6 8 4 12 7 8 2

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8 9 8 7 9 15 5 6 8 4 12 7 8 2


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In this case we need to find the range, variance and standard deviation for the numbers of Atlantic hurricanes that occurred in each year.


The range is distance between the maximum and minimum values.

The formula for range is,

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