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anonymous
 one year ago
MEDAL AND FAN IF YOU ARE REALLY GOOD WITH BOX PLOTS!
The table below shows data from a survey about the amount of time students spend doing homework each week. The students were either in college or in high school:
High Low Q1 Q3 IQR Median Mean σ
College stu 50 6 8.5 17 8.5 12 15.4 11.7
High School 28 3 4.5 15 10.5 11 10.5 5.8
Which of the choices below best describes how to measure the spread of this data?
A. Both spreads are best described with the IQR.
B. Both spreads are best described with the standard deviation.
C. The college spread is best described by the IQR. The high school spread is best described by the standard deviation.
D. The college spread is best described by the standard deviation. The high school spread is best described by the IQR.
anonymous
 one year ago
MEDAL AND FAN IF YOU ARE REALLY GOOD WITH BOX PLOTS! The table below shows data from a survey about the amount of time students spend doing homework each week. The students were either in college or in high school: High Low Q1 Q3 IQR Median Mean σ College stu 50 6 8.5 17 8.5 12 15.4 11.7 High School 28 3 4.5 15 10.5 11 10.5 5.8 Which of the choices below best describes how to measure the spread of this data? A. Both spreads are best described with the IQR. B. Both spreads are best described with the standard deviation. C. The college spread is best described by the IQR. The high school spread is best described by the standard deviation. D. The college spread is best described by the standard deviation. The high school spread is best described by the IQR.

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Curry
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Hmm, you'd have to actually plot it and see. the points that are not on or atleast close to the line of best fit are the outliers.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I think it might be C

Curry
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2And I would agree, the data doesn't look like it has outliers. pretty in line.

Curry
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2But i didn't graph it, so i wouldn't know for sure, but yes, that'd be a good hunch.

adajiamcneal
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0https://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20140226103524AAfq52U
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