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ISBN: 9781305881884

Chapter 3.1, Problem 7E

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The average number of minutes Americans commute to work is 27.7 minutes (*Sterling’s Best Places*, April 13, 2012). The average commute time in minutes for 48 cities are as follows:

- a. What is the mean commute time for these 48 cities?
- b. Compute the median commute time.
- c. Compute the mode.
- d. Compute the third quartile.

**a.**

To determine

Find the mean commute time for 48 cities.

**Calculation:**

The given information is that the data represents the average commute time (in minutes) for 48 cities.

The mean commute time is calculated as follows:

**b.**

To determine

Find the median commute time.

**c.**

To determine

Find the mode.

**d.**

To determine

Find the third quartile.

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