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The data below shows the average number of text messages sent daily by a group of people: 7, 8, 4, 7, 5, 2, 5, 4, 5, 7, 4, 8, 2, 1, 8 What will be the effect of introducing an outlier in the data? A.The median number of text messages sent daily will increase. B.The median number of text messages sent daily will decrease. C.The difference between the maximum and minimum number of text messages sent daily will increase. D. The difference between the maximum and minimum number of text messages sent daily will decrease.

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  1. OregonDuck
    • one year ago
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    The answer is most likely going to be c

  2. HelloKitty17
    • one year ago
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    thanks

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    I agree

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Example: Let's say there was an outlier-20, and the smallest number 1

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    20-1 would be 19

  6. anonymous
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    which is bigger than it was before the outlier

  7. anonymous
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    before the outlier it was 8-1

  8. anonymous
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    which is 7, which is smaller than 19

  9. anonymous
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    so C would be correct

  10. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    yes

  11. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    the median will stay the same

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