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ISBN: 9781305881884

Chapter 3, Problem 74SE

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Automobiles traveling on a road with a posted speed limit of 55 miles per hour are checked for speed by a state police radar system. Following is a frequency distribution of speeds.

Speed (miles per hour) |
Frequency |

45–49 | 10 |

50–54 | 40 |

55–59 | 150 |

60–64 | 175 |

65–69 | 75 |

70–74 | 15 |

75–79 | 10 |

Total 475 |

- a. What is the mean speed of the automobiles traveling on this road?
- b. Compute the variance and the standard deviation.

**a.**

To determine

Find the mean speed of the automobiles travelling on this road.

**Calculation:**

The formula for the mean is,

Where

The mean is obtained using the following table:

10 | 47 |

**b.**

To determine

Find the variance and standard deviation.

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