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# GCM 3142 STATISTICS

STATISTICS MEASURES OF LOCATION: MEAN, MODE AND MEDIAN INSTRUCTION: ANSWER ALL QUESTIONS 1) For each of the following set of data below, find i) ii) iii) a) 2 b) 9 c) 4.5 4.5 d) 120 101 119 2) 110 100 101 119 122 105 104 121 107 107 119 120 122 108 114 115 110 112 4.2 4.0 4.1 4.3 4.0 4.6 4.2 4.3 4.5 4.2 4 5 8 6 4 3 9 10 5 4 5 2 1 the mean, the mode, the median.

The table below shows the number of children in 30 families of a certain town. Number of children Number of families 0 1 1 4 2 8 3 6 4 5 5 4 6 2

Based on the table above, find a) the mean, b) the mode, c) the median.

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3)

The table below shows the marks obtained by the participants in a quiz. Mark Number of participants 0 3 3 7 6 12 9 11 12 6 15 4 18 2

Based on the table above, find a) the mean, b) the mode, c) the median. 4) The table below shows the number of nuts on each stalk of a type of bean. Number of nuts Number of stalks 1 3 2 4 3 5 4 7 5 8 6 6 7 4 8 2

Based on the table above, find a) the mean, b) the mode, c) the median. 5) The table below shows the mass, in kg, of 30 boxes. Mass, kg Number of boxes Based on the table above, find a) the mean, b) the mode, c) the median. 6) The following data are the number of apples sold by a hawker in a month. 55 70 80 72 70 a) 65 66 60 86 75 75 71 68 48 80 48 75 74 85 72 65 66 53 75 70 72 75 80 89 87 2 2 4 4 6 7 8 8 10 7 12 2

Using a class interval of 5, construct a frequency table for the set of data.

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b)

Based on the frequency table, calculate i) the mean, ii) the mode, iii) the median. Illustrate the above data with i) a histogram, ii) a frequency polygon, iii) an ogive.

c)

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The height, to the nearest cm, of 100 new students in a college is recorded as below. 117 158 152 194 148 129 173 126 146 130 a) 129 152 177 146 151 178 147 146 130 160 180 136 198 150 140 126 122 142 153 131 169 157 137 157 154 185 185 153 166 134 127 187 131 151 154 194 187 147 165 155 168 113 164 125 152 175 166 155 151 158 182 193 151 154 145 148 158 159 148 137 180 164 117 140 150 142 140 169 153 151 149 169 157 184 152 108 145 164 154 141 157 158 136 148 156 165 176 163 151 153

Construct a frequency table by using the same class size, starting with 100-109. Based on the frequency table, calculate i) the mean, ii) the mode, iii) the median. Illustrate the above data with i) a histogram, ii) a frequency polygon, iii) an ogive.

b)

c)

## GCM 3142 STATISTICS

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The data below shows the number of tins of milk powder sold in each day of June for a mini market. 20 25 11 25 25 a) 21 10 31 22 31 13 23 38 22 27 15 26 22 12 17 25 31 16 26 16 25 29 28 39 37

Based on the data, construct a frequency table by using a class interval of 5. Based on the frequency table, calculate i) the mean, ii) the mode, iii) the median. Illustrate the above data with i) a histogram, ii) a frequency polygon, iii) an ogive.

b)

c)

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The number of durians collected daily in an orchard for the past 50 days are as follows. Number of durians collected daily Number of days 120 124 1 125 129 0 130 134 8 135 139 26 140 144 13 145 149 2

Based on the frequency table above, calculate a) the mean, b) the mode, c) the median. 10) The masses of peas, to the nearest kg, picked on a particular day by 120 workers were recorded and tabulated as shown. Mass of peas (kg) Number of workers 30 39 16 40 49 26 50 59 36 60 69 24 70 79 18

Based on the frequency table above, calculate a) the mean, b) the mode, c) the median. 4