Select Page

# MAT1005-In an? editorial, the Poughkeepsie Journal printed this? statement

Subject: Mathematics / Statistics
Question
5. In an? editorial, the Poughkeepsie Journal printed this? statement: “The median price–the price exactly in between the highest and lowest?…” Does this statement correctly describe the? median? Why or why? not?

A.

No. It describes the? mean, not the median.

B.

No. It describes the? midrange, not the median.

C.

No. It describes the? mode, not the median.

D.

Yes. It correctly describes the median.

7. Heights of men on a baseball team have a? bell-shaped distribution with a mean of 186 cm and a standard deviation of 6 cm. Using the empirical? rule, what is the approximate percentage of the men between the following? values?

a.

174 cm and 198 cm

b.

180 cm and 192 cm

a. _________% of the men are between 174 cm & 198 cm.

b. _________% of the men are between 180 cm & 192 cm.

(round answers to one decimal place as needed.)

We can do it for you