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Publisher: CENGAGE L

ISBN: 9781305881884

Chapter 2.2, Problem 24E

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The DATAfile *EngineeringSalary* contains the median starting salary and median midcareer salary (measured 10 years after graduation) for graduates from 19 engineering schools (*The Wall Street Journal* website, November 2014). Develop a stem-and-leaf display for both the median starting salary and the median mid-career salary. Comment on any differences you observe.

To determine

Develop stem-and-leaf display for the median starting and the median mid-career salary and make a comment on the observed difference.

**Calculation:**

The data represents the median starting and mid-career salary for 19 engineering schools.

Median starting salary:

**Software procedure:**

Step-by-step procedure to draw the stem-and-leaf display for median starting salary using MINITAB software is as follows:

- Select
**Graph**>**Stem and leaf**. - Select
**the column of data**in Graph variables. - In
**Increment**enter**0.1.** - Select
**OK**.

The stem-and-leaf display for the data of median starting salary as given below:

Median mid-career salary:

**Software procedure:**

Step-by-step software procedure to draw the stem-and-leaf display for mid-career salary using MINITAB software is as follows:

- Select
**Graph**>**Stem and leaf**...

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