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Frederick J Gravetter + 1 other

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781133956570

Chapter 3.2, Problem 4LC

Textbook Problem

A sample of *n* = 6 scores has a mean of *M =* 40. One new score is added to the sample and the new mean is found to be *M* = 35. What can you conclude about the value of the new score?

**a.**It must be greater 40.**b.**It must be less than 40.

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