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anonymous
 one year ago
The number of toys owned by eight classmates is shown below:
4, 3, 4, 5, 6, 6, 8, 4
Part A: What is the mean of the data? Show your work. (4 points)
Part B: Use your answer from Part A to calculate the mean absolute deviation for the data. Show your work. (6 points)
anonymous
 one year ago
The number of toys owned by eight classmates is shown below: 4, 3, 4, 5, 6, 6, 8, 4 Part A: What is the mean of the data? Show your work. (4 points) Part B: Use your answer from Part A to calculate the mean absolute deviation for the data. Show your work. (6 points)

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welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Par A the mean is the sum of the 8 numbers divided by 8.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i need help on part b

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Give me a second on that one. My memory is a bit hazy on that so i need to check something.

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you take each value and find the difference between it and the mean. for example the first value 4 the difference is mean4 = 54 = 1

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Do that with each value (in a table if you like) and add these computed differences up Divide the result by 8 and you have the mean absolute deviation.

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1438622310370:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0can you help me that

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so i have to divide 8 by 5 4 and 1

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1438622377903:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1438622579346:dw

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you are subtracting each of the 8 numbers from the mean (which is 5) or if the number is greater than 5 you subtract 5 from the number.

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1438622689861:dw

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0now divide 10 by 8 and you have the mean absolute deviation.

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it gives a measure of the spread of the numbers around the mean.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok can you help me with another one

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'll have to come back in a bit
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