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The table 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 20 6 8 18 10 14 13.3 5.2 High School 20 3 5.5 16 10.5 11 11 5.4 Which of the choices below best describes how to measure the spread of this data? Both spreads are best described with the IQR. Both spreads are best described with the standard deviation. The college spread is best described by the IQR. The high school spread is best described by the standard deviation

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    i think its B?

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    @Nnesha thoughts

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    @freckles ??

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    • one year ago
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    @heretohelpalways

  5. anonymous
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    @freckles ??

  6. freckles
    • one year ago
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    Have you tried to see if you have any outliers

  7. freckles
    • one year ago
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    like do you think the high or low inflates the average

  8. anonymous
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    the highest is 20

  9. freckles
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    if so then iqr might be your best thing but if you don't have outliers standard deviation might be the best

  10. freckles
    • one year ago
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    this is what I'm talking about here https://onlinecourses.science.psu.edu/stat100/node/12

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