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How hot does it get in Death Valley? The following data are taken from a study conducted by the National park system, of which Death Valley is a unit. The ground temperature (F) were taken from May to November in the vicinity of Furnace creek.146.  152.  168.  174.  180.  178.  179180.  178.  178.  168.  165.  152.  144compute the mean, median, and mode for these ground temperatures.

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How hot does it get in Death Valley? The following data are taken from a study conducted by the National park system, of which Death Valley is a unit. The ground temperature (F) were taken from May to November in the vicinity of Furnace creek.

146.  152.  168.  174.  180.  178.  179

180.  178.  178.  168.  165.  152.  144

compute the mean, median, and mode for these ground temperatures.  

 

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Step 1

It provided that the sample size of ground temperature (n) is 14.

Consider X is defined as the ground temperature and F is the unit of ground temperature.

The mean of ground temperature can be calculated as:

ΣΧ
Mean
п
146+152 168+....+165 +152+144
14
2342
14
167.2857 F
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ΣΧ Mean п 146+152 168+....+165 +152+144 14 2342 14 167.2857 F

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Step 2

The median of ground temperature can be calculated as:

 

Arrange the data into ascending o...

+1
2
term
2
term
Median
th
14
14
+1
2
term
2
term
2
7" term 8 term 168+174
2
2
171 F
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+1 2 term 2 term Median th 14 14 +1 2 term 2 term 2 7" term 8 term 168+174 2 2 171 F

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