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DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICS (Chapter 17)
493
1
Find the
i
mean
ii
median
iii
mode for each of the following data sets:
a
2
,
3
,
3
,
3
,
4
,
4
,
4
,
5
,
5
,
5
,
5
,
6
,
6
,
6
,
6
,
6
,
7
,
7
,
8
,
8
,
8
,
9
,
9
b
10
,
12
,
12
,
15
,
15
,
16
,
16
,
17
,
18
,
18
,
18
,
18
,
19
,
20
,
21
c
22
:
4
,
24
:
6
,
21
:
8
,
26
:
4
,
24
:
9
,
25
:
0
,
23
:
5
,
26
:
1
,
25
:
3
,
29
:
5
,
23
:
5
2
Consider the followingtwo data sets:
 Data set A:
3
,
4
,
4
,
5
,
6
,
6
,
7
,
7
,
7
,
8
,
8
,
9
,
10
 Data set B:
3
,
4
,
4
,
5
,
6
,
6
,
7
,
7
,
7
,
8
,
8
,
9
,
15
a
Find the mean for both Data set A and Data set B.
b
Find the median of both Data set A and Data set B.
c
Explain why the mean of Data set A is less than the mean of Data set B.
d
Explain why the median of Data set A is the same as the median of Data set B.
3
The annual salaries of tenoffice workers are:$
23000
, $
46000
, $
23000
, $
38000
, $
24000
,$
23000
, $
23000
, $
38000
, $
23000
, $
32000
a
Find the mean, median and modal salaries of this group.
b
Explain why the mode is an unsatisfactory measure of the middle in this case.
c
Is the median a satisfactory measure of the middle of this data set?
4
The following raw data is the daily rainfall (to the nearest millimetre) for the month of July
2007
in the desert:
3
,
1
,
0
,
0
,
0
,
0
,
0
,
2
,
0
,
0
,
3
,
0
,
0
,
0
,
7
,
1
,
1
,
0
,
3
,
8
,
0
,
0
,
0
,
42
,
21
,
3
,
0
,
3
,
1
,
0
,
0
a
Find the mean, median and mode for the data.
b
Give a reason why the median is not the most suitable measure of centre for thisset of data.
c
Give a reason why the mode is not the most suitable measure of centre for this setof data.
d
Are there any outliers in this data set?
e
On some occasions outliers are removed because they must be due to errors inobservation and/or calculation. If the outliers in the data set were accurately found,should they be removed before finding the measures of the middle?
56
The mean of 
10
scores is
11
:
6
. What is the sum of the scores?
EXERCISE 17B.1
A basketball team scored
43
,
55
,
41
and
37
points in their first four matches.
a
What is the mean number of points scored for the first four matches?
b
What score will the team need to shoot in the nextmatch so that they maintain the same mean score?
c
The team scores only
25
points in the fifth match.What is the mean number of points scored for thefive matches?
d
The team scores
41
points in their sixth andfinal match. Will this increase or decrease their  previous mean score? What is the mean score for all six matches?

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