What’s Wrong? USA Today published a list consisting of the state tax on each gallon of gas. If we add the 50 state tax amounts and then divide by 50, we get 27.3 cents. Is the value of 27.3 cents the mean amount of state sales tax paid by all U.S. drivers? Why or why not?

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What’s Wrong? USA Today published a list consisting of the state tax on each gallon of gas. If we add the 50 state tax amounts and then divide by 50, we get 27.3 cents. Is the value of 27.3 cents the mean amount of state sales tax paid by all U.S. drivers? Why or why not?

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