Quantcast

A community for students. Sign up today!

Here's the question you clicked on:

55 members online
  • 0 replying
  • 0 viewing

kevine1990

  • 3 years ago

Two sets of numbers have the same mean, even though they are not identical. The set that is considered to be more consistent is (A) The set that has the largest number. (B) The set with more positive numbers. (C) The set with the smaller variance. (D) The set with the larger variance.

  • This Question is Closed
  1. BruLee
    • 3 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    (C) because a smaller varience shows more consistency in the numbers.

  2. abhisheksinha4111978
    • 3 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    C- Because a smaller variance means the probability of average being the same for two data sets from the same population is low.

  3. HelenMcA
    • 3 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 2

    C, as the smaller the variance, then the closer to the mean all the numbers lie.

  4. Not the answer you are looking for?
    Search for more explanations.

    • Attachments:

Ask your own question

Ask a Question
Find more explanations on OpenStudy

Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.

spraguer (Moderator)
5 → View Detailed Profile

is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...

23

  • Teamwork 19 Teammate
  • Problem Solving 19 Hero
  • You have blocked this person.
  • ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...

Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.

This is the testimonial you wrote.
You haven't written a testimonial for Owlfred.