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nkhanfar

  • one year ago

A student wants to report on the number of movies her friends watch each week. The collected data are below: 0, 0, 1, 1, 2, 2, 2, 14 Which measure of center is most appropriate for this situation and what is its value? Median, 1.5 Median; 3 Mean, 1.5 Mean; 3 PLEASE HELPPP

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    It's asking for the measure of the center which is what a median measures

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    now if it asked for an average of the data then you would go with the mean

  3. nkhanfar
    • one year ago
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    Which would be the best way to measure it?

  4. nkhanfar
    • one year ago
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    There is 2 mean?

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    since its asking for the middle value median is your best choice

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Do you know how to find a median?

  7. nkhanfar
    • one year ago
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    i tried the question is should i count the zero

  8. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    yes

  9. nkhanfar
    • one year ago
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    what I got was 2.75

  10. nkhanfar
    • one year ago
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    for the mean

  11. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    but you want to find the median not mean

  12. nkhanfar
    • one year ago
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    no the median im having trouble

  13. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    there is a really simple technique to find a median

  14. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    all you do is cross out the first number then the last then you repeat over and over till you reach the middle

  15. nkhanfar
    • one year ago
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    please help I answered the question wrong with the median being 1.5? But I dont have the formula

  16. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    oh im so sorry i didnt read the first line... i feel dumb lol we are finding the mean

  17. nkhanfar
    • one year ago
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    which would be better to answer the question? No problem I'm having troubles tooo : (

  18. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    well if you said that you picked median 1.5 and that was wrong then it has to be mean 3. The wording on this question does make it a little confusing on which one they want lol

  19. nkhanfar
    • one year ago
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    I know

  20. nkhanfar
    • one year ago
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    But when I tried for the mean I got 2.75

  21. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    i did too but its closer to 3 rather than 1.5 and the two median choices are both wrong due to process of elimination so median 3 is your best choice.

  22. nkhanfar
    • one year ago
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    Thanks

  23. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    np

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