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Answer Scheme Exercise Topic 5

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Mathematics 2MTH1022Page
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Topic 5
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Measures of central tendency and measures of dispersionUngrouped Data:
The quantities ordered (in million units) for the first 10 weeks for a certain product in Maziah Company aregiven as follows:14.25 19.00 11.00 28.00 24.00 23.00 43.20 14.00 27.00 25.00Find:
a.
 
Mean
̅

 

 

 
 b.
 
Median11.00 14.00 14.25 19.00
 
23.00 24.00 25.00 27.00 28.00 43.20



 
c.
 
Mode
 
 
d.
 
Range
  
 
e.
 
Variance
x x^211.00 12114.00 19614.25 203.062519.00 36123.00 52924.00 57625.00 62527.00 72928.00 78443.20 1866.24228.45 5990.30


()


 
 N  x x N 
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 f.
 
Standard deviation
√ 
 
g.
 
What is the shape of the distribution?Mean < Median22.85 < 23.5
negatively skewed or skew to the left.
Grouped Data (with class interval):
The table below shows the age of cars (in years) sold by a second-hand car dealer for the last two months:Age of car  Number of cars, f cumulativefrequency, F
midpoint, x fx x^2 fx^2
1
 – 
4 16 16 2.5
40 6.25 100
5
 – 
8 20 36 6.5
130 42.25 845
9
 – 
12 28 64 10.5
294 110.25 3087
13
 – 
16 24 88 14.5
348 210.25 5046
17
 – 
20 16 104 18.5
296 342.25 5476
21
 – 
24 11 115 22.5
247.5 506.25 5568.75
25
 – 
28 5 120 26.5
132.5 702.25 3511.25120 1488 1919.75 23634
Find:
a.
 
Mean


 
 b.
 
MedianMedian class =


(observation)
median class = 9
 – 
12 (8.5
 – 
12.5)





 
c.
 
ModeMode class = 9
 – 
12 (8.5
 – 
12.5)
 f   fx X 
 
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


()()

 
d.
 
Range
   
 

 
e.
 
Variance





 
f.
 
Standard deviation
√ 
 
g.
 
What is the shape of the distribution?Mean = 12.4Median = 11.93Mode = 11.17Mode < Median < Mean
positively skewed or skew to the right.
 f   fx fx f  
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